Austrian colonel spied for Russia for decades, Vienna says

Austrian Ambassador to Russia Johannes Eigner sits inside a car as he leaves the Russian Foreign Ministry headquarters after it was declared that Austria suspects a recently retired military officer in spying for Russia for decades, in Moscow, Russia November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

VIENNA (Reuters) – A senior Austrian military officer is believed to have spied for Moscow for decades, Vienna said on Friday, adding to a list of recent Russian espionage cases and souring relations with arguably the country’s closest ally in the EU. Austria was in the minority of EU countries that did not expel any […]

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