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Säpo warns: Russia is spying in new ways

today at 06.41 Johanna Sundbeck

The Russian embassy in Stockholm has previously been singled out as a base for espionage, but now the security police are warning that Russia is spying in new ways, reports SR Ecot.

The change is seen after Sweden expelled embassy staff, according to Säpo. In 2022, three Russian diplomats were expelled.

– We can expect Russia to use, for example, the Russian diaspora, and Swedish institutions and companies as a platform to conduct its intelligence gathering, says Säpo head Charlotte von Essen.

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