Authorities in Poland arrest nine people who have been suspecting for spying for Russia
Officials in Poland on Thursday, March 16 have announced that nine people have been arrested by the the security service of the country.
According to the Associated Press, the detainees are members of the Russian espionage ring which authorities in Poland allege were “preparing acts of sabotage in Poland and had been monitoring railroad routes used for the transport of weapons into Ukraine”.
The announcement of the arrest was made by the Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kamiński who said that the “Internal Security Agency”, had arrested the people as they were suspected of spying.
During a news conference Kamiński said, “the suspects were preparing sabotage actions aimed at paralyzing the supply of equipment, weapons and aid to Ukraine”.
“Security agents also seized cameras, electronic equipment and GPS transmitters, which the suspects planned to place on transports carrying aid to Ukraine”, he added.
Meanwhile, the Polish defence minister Mariusz Błaszczak stated that the suspects entered after crossing the border of Belarus, which is a Russian ally and a neighbouring country.
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