“Stanislav Sh.” may get a prison sentence of up to ten years in Poland for cooperating with the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian Federation, radio Zet reported. The indictment on this case was filed by the Prosecutor’s Office.
The man known as “Stanislav Sh.” is likely Stanislav S. Shipov, former lawyer of one of the Warsaw law firms and son of Sergey Shipov, the former Soviet-era football goalkeeper, who moved to Poland with his family in 1991. Stanislav is officially accused of …
The Ministry of Defense of Switzerland was attacked in January and Russia is likely behind it.
According to Tagesanzeiger, the Federal Intelligence Service of Switzerland (NDB) found that at the beginning of 2016, the defense company Ruag “was constantly hacked.” As a result, “a significant amount of information was leaked” including “strictly confidential information.”
On January 25th, the Public Prosecutor’s Office filed a case of suspected economic espionage. According to Swiss …
The former President of Latvia, Valdis Zatlers, discussed his recent visit to Moscow where he presented his book of memoirs, This is who I am! Zatlers shared his impressions with journalists from Latvijas Avīze, BaltNews reported.
“The Russian media shows everything bad about Latvia and it ignores questions asked in the Diplomatic Academy concerning the improvement of relations with Latvia,” said the former President, urging the exploration of Russian diplomacy deeper than it is currently …
New U.S. troops stationed in Rukla, Lithuania have begun their work, as reported by delfi.lt.
According to the news portal, the contingent consists of about 260 servicemen. The American troops will continue exercises through the end of June in Lithuania. U.S. ground troops in Lithuania and other Baltic States have been revolving since the spring of 2014.
Other allies have sent troops to Lithuania on an irregular basis; however the decision on whether to deploy a regular battalion consisting …
The Portuguese Police and the EU Police Service, Europol, stated that they have uncovered a cell of influential Russian mafia members which is likely laundering money through European football clubs.
Europol’s statement published on May 4th said that this group, by providing financial support to the clubs, has established control over them, and subsequently could launder money through player transfers.
Searches of several football clubs were conducted in Portugal as part of the investigation …