The Danish prosecutor's office accused a Russian citizen permanently residing in the country of espionage: he allegedly transmitted information about the Danish energy sector to Russian intelligence. This was reported by TASS with reference to the press release of the law enforcement agency.
“The charge was brought in accordance with paragraph 108 of the Criminal Code. The defendant, who has been in custody since the beginning of July 2020, is suspected, among other things, of providing Danish energy technologies to Russian intelligence, ”the agency quotes the text of the statement.
The man was reportedly arrested as part of a broader investigation. the process by which will go behind closed doors. The Russian is planned to be sentenced to prison and deported from Denmark. Danish law enforcement agencies declined to comment on the issue.
On October 28, it was reported that Bulgaria asked Russia to recall one of its diplomats. The prosecutor's office opened a criminal case against the Russian and accused him of espionage. Then the Russian Embassy in Bulgaria announced on its Facebook page that it had received a note of protest from the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry on recognizing the Russian embassy employee persona non grata, after which he was sent home.