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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks by phone with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has been informed about media reports that senior Russian security service officers have been arrested, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

Peskov said he could not confirm anything about the media reports, which cite unnamed sources as saying two Federal Security Service officers who worked in the cyber security department have been arrested and charged with treason.

(Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Writing by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Christian Lowe)

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