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  • Russia decided to expel two Swedish diplomats

    Russia expelled two Swedish diplomats, reports Expressen newspaper quoting the spokesperson of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Patric Nilsson.

    He called this decision "a response to the refusal to grant a Swedish visa to a Russian diplomat."

    TASS news agency reported that the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, also called the expulsion of diplomats a retaliation measure.

    In December last year, Reuters news agency reported about the expulsion of …

  • Swedish Security Service: Russia is the main threat to national security

    The Swedish Security Service report states that Russia is the main threat to the national security of Sweden. The document also notes the increased activity of extremist groups.

    “Russia has developed the doctrine of the grey zone, which means that it wants to influence Sweden and other states without initiating armed conflict. As a part of the doctrine, they constantly collect confidential data that can be used to destabilize the country," said, the head of counterintelligence, Daniel Stenling, …