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French officer arrested for allegedly spying for Russia

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In the "Who said the Cold War is over" department, a European source is reporting that a French senior officer posted to a NATO base in Italy was arrested several days ago for allegedly sending secret documents to the Russian secret service.

Full article (in French): https://www.europe1.fr/international/information-europe-1-un-officier-francais-soupconne-de-trahison-au-benefice-de-la-russie-3988493

 

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Further details.

Available information says that the lieutenant-colonel, arrested by the DGSI after his vacation, was investigated for treason and is currently under arrest.

https://www.europe1.fr/politique/un-militaire-soupconne-de-trahison-nous-avons-pris-toutes-les-mesures-de-sauvegarde-necessaires-assure-parly-3988499


BBC Report: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-53966407

CTV News: https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/top-french-military-officer-arrested-reported-russia-ties-1.5085073
 
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