A Russian citizen arrested in Norway on charges of espionage
A Russian citizen was arrested in Norway on charges of espionage. On Sunday, September 23, reports Bloomberg with reference to the Norwegian news Agency (NTB).
The Russian was arrested on Friday near the Oslo airport. After the hearing in the local district court, he was placed in custody for a period of two weeks.
A man suspected of espionage, which according to the Norwegian intelligence services he conducted in the Norwegian Parliament. He attended held in the legislative Assembly workshop on digitalization.
Oslo police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident involving the Russians, which happened in the Parliament after the seminar. The details of the incident were not disclosed. The seminar, which was attended by administrative officers 34 of the legislative assemblies of different countries, was held on 20 and 21 September.
In March, the alleged Russian spy was arrested in Poland. Officer of the Department of energy was interested in the activities of the local internal security Agency and was in contact with operating under diplomatic cover of the Russian intelligence.