The suspects operated using fake IDs from a rented office
Slovenia’s state security services have arrested two men on suspicion of spying for the Russian military intelligence service, Ljubljana’s Delo newspaper reported today, citing sources.
The suspects, one of whom has citizenship of a Latin American country, operated using fake IDs from a rented office in the Bezigrad district of Ljubljana, according to the report.
The two suspects were charged with espionage and using forged documents. If convicted, they face up to 8 years in prison, the report added.
Slovenia’s intelligence service did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the report when contacted by Reuters.
Two #GRU agents were detained in #Slovenia on suspicion of spying for #Russialocal media reports.
They were in the country under false names. They face up to eight years in prison for espionage. https://t.co/a7LfaEmepD
— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) January 30, 2023
Authorities in Slovenia arrested two foreign nationals accused of spying for Russia, local media reported last night.https://t.co/7SOxWiVTBS
— POLITICOEurope (@POLITICOEurope) January 30, 2023
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