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In Austria detained the Colonel of army, who is suspected of spying on Russia. About this newspaper Kronen Tzeitung.
“Yes, it extraordinary case. We are very happy that this suspect is now under investigation,” — said the official representative of the Ministry of defence of Austria.
Authorities believe that the agent has over the years worked for Russian intelligence and received a 300 thousand euros. The suspect, whose name was not disclosed, was to give Moscow information about the Austrian air force, artillery and migration situation in the country, and also to give out personal details of senior officers of the army. Every two weeks he kept in touch with the Russian curator Yuri. In exposing alleged spy for the Austrians helped “friendly” foreign intelligence Agency, the newspaper said.
The foreign intelligence service of Russia refused to comment, reports RIA Novosti.
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