Spy scandal in Europe: the Austrian Colonel 20 years worked for the intelligence service of the Russian Federation

Шпигунський скандал в Європі: австрійський полковник 20 років працював на розвідку РФ

In connection with the incident, the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria Karin Kneissl canceled his visit to Russia

In Austria, the detained military official, who for two decades worked at the Main intelligence Directorate of the General staff of the armed forces. The Colonel gathered information about the Austrian air force, artillery systems and transmit personal information of senior officers of Austria, said “UKRINFORM”.

After learning about the incident, the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Republic of Karin Kneissl immediately canceled his visit to Russia scheduled for 2-3 December. In connection with the event, was caused by the representative of the Russian Embassy.

According to media reports, the case involved the local Prosecutor’s office.

As it became known to the investigators, a former Colonel in the Austrian army passed the information to his supervisor with the call “Yuri.” For the work of “Austrian Stirlitz” received about 300 thousand euros.

As reported 5.UA employees of counterintelligence and intelligence services of management of SBU in the Nikolaev area suspended in the region the activities of the intelligence network created by the representatives of GU of the General staff of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.

Шпигунський скандал в Європі: австрійський полковник 20 років працював на розвідку РФ

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Шпигунський скандал в Європі: австрійський полковник 20 років працював на розвідку РФ

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Шпигунський скандал в Європі: австрійський полковник 20 років працював на розвідку РФ

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Шпигунський скандал в Європі: австрійський полковник 20 років працював на розвідку РФ

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Шпигунський скандал в Європі: австрійський полковник 20 років працював на розвідку РФ

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