Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Poland Sentences Russian Spy to Prison

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gavelAfter the recent revelation of Russian sleeper operatives in the United States and London, the winds of espionage continue to move eastward, as the Polish government has announced that they have discovered and sentenced a Russian spy.

The Warsaw Business Journal reported on December 23 that “Poland’s Internal Security Agency (ABW) caught up with the man in February 2009.” That man was identified as 41-year old “Tadeusz J, a suspected operative of Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU).”

The GRU is the intelligence wing of the Russian military, and it was believed by Polish authorities at the time of Tadeusz J's arrest in 2009, that he was about to go active for the GRU after nearly a decade of hiding in an unsuspected nest in Poland.

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