: Radio Poland: Poles accuse lawyer of spying for Russia

17:18 May. 4, 2016

Radio Poland: Poles accuse lawyer of spying for Russia

The statue of the Ancient Greece goddess of justice Themis at the courthouse (UNIAN Photo)

The suspect is accused of working for the Russian military intelligence service

A lawyer with dual Polish-Russian citizenship accused of spying for Russia faces up to 10 years in jail, Radio Zet reported.

Stanisław Sz. (full name withheld under Polish privacy laws), who had worked for a Warsaw law firm, has been accused under a law relating to "participation in the activities of foreign intelligence against the Republic of Poland," Radio Zet cited a Prosecutor's Office as saying.

Stanisław Sz. is the son of former goalkeeper for the Russian national squad who arrived in Poland in 1991 with his family.

The lawyer was arrested for three months in October 2014 by a district court.

On the same day, a Military District Court in Warsaw arrested an officer with the rank of lieutenant colonel who worked for the Polish defence ministry.

Read also Baltic Course: Lithuania-Russia 'spy war'

They are  suspected of working for the GRU Russian military intelligence service, Radio Zet reported.  

Full story

comments powered by Disqus

RELATED NEWS

News15:27 Dec. 4, 2016
Shootout during a Spec Op: 5 policemen dead
News16:00 Nov. 28, 2016
Suspension mechanism to be dicussed on November 29 - RFE/RL
News12:15 Nov. 25, 2016
Record number of ceasefire violations in Donbas since 2014 - OSCE
News18:40 Nov. 24, 2016
Iraq suicide attack: at least 80 killed
News18:27 Nov. 24, 2016
European Council president speaks Ukrainian at Brussels summit
Ukraine Today WEEKLY DIGEST
Subscribe to receive regular email updates about Ukraine and Eastern Europe
vk154998