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Sweden charges Russian researcher with spying

A Swedish court charged a Russian researcher at an agricultural genetics laboratory in Sweden with spying for a foreign power on Friday, and the chief prosecutor said the suspect had put the armed forces at risk. The man, who was not named but was in his 30s, was arrested on Wednesday in the university town of Uppsala, just north of Stockholm, on suspicion of carrying out “espionage activities” in early 2005, Sweden’s counter-espionage service SAPO said. Chief Prosecutor Tomas Lindstrand was quoted by local radio as saying the man’s activities had “caused damage to our armed forces,” affecting Sweden’s national security. Full Story

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