Contents tagged with Russian Special Services

  • Czech Republic uncovers a network of Russian Special Service agents

    The Security Information Service of the Czech Republic, also called Bezpečnostní Informační Služba or BIS, announced that in the last five years they have exposed dozens of Russian and Chinese spies. BIS Director Michal Koudelka said that BIS have also uncovered  an entire espionage network belonging to Russian Special Services.

    “We had an extremely successful period of cooperation with Czech security forces and foreign partners,” he stated. According to the Director of the Czech Security …

  • Germany hands over to Russia the 'cocaine case' suspect

    Germany handed over to Russia Andres Kovalchuk, a businessman who has been charged with organizing cocaine smuggling from Argentina through diplomatic channels, reported Vladimir Zherebenkov, his lawyer.

    The laywer said that Kovalchuk is in Matrosskaya Tishina detention center and refuses to answer investigators' questions.

    Zherebenkov did not specify the exact time his client was extradited.

    Nevertheless, Kovalchuk's lawyers in Germany appealed against the authorities' decision to extradite …

  • Ukrainian MP: Russian special services planned attacks on Jewish organizations in Lviv

    In addition to the attack on the Roma camp near Lviv, the Russian special services planned to use Ukrainian youths to attack Jewish organizations in Lviv, stated People’s Deputy Anton Herashchenko, reported 112 Ukraine.

    “The tragedy that occurred in Lviv is not a spontaneous situation; it's a well-planned action involving Russian special services. Today, we know that two leaders of this youth organization were recruited via the Internet.They were convinced to organize attacks not only against …

  • Warsaw: Russian Special Services have stepped up operations in Poland

    Polish Radio reports that Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jacek Czaputowicz announced that Russian Special Services have intensified operations in Poland against the backdrop of the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal.

    "This is a manifestation of solidarity with the UK. But, irrespective of this, our relevant services attract considerable interest from Russian services…[Poland] sees their activities as contrary to the Vienna Convention. This is another signal that the threat from …

  • Media: Russian who smuggled cocaine from Argentina turned out to be a Colonel in the Russian Special Services

    The alleged organizer of the cocaine supply chain from Argentina to Europe, Andrei Kovalchuk, has never worked for the German company Golden Mile, the company’s head, Konstantin Loskutnikov, told RTVD OstWest TV.

    The entrepreneur said that the alleged drug baron was introduced to him a few years ago by an employee of Gazprom Germany. "He introduced himself as a Colonel, the head of Special Services, who oversees or deals with embassies and consulates in Europe, Asia, and Latin America," …

  • Security Service of Ukraine prevents the staging of a ‘fake’ protest in Kyiv

    Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), together with the Ukrainian National Police, documented and stopped an attempt to conduct an "anti-Ukrainian action" in Kyiv by Russian Special Services, as reported by SBU on the department's website.

    The SBU stated that "law enforcers [have] established that Russian Special Services planned fake protests on behalf of the so-called "Assembly of mothers of Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) participants."

    "The pseudo-event was initiated and …