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Britain has asked Germany to extradite a spy to Russia

Britain has asked Germany to extradite a spy to Russia

The man was to release classified information about Britain and Germany to Russian secret services.

A former employee of the British Embassy in Berlin is facing deportation to the United Kingdom on suspicion of spying for Russia in Berlin. The London Attorney’s Office forwarded the request to Brandenburg.

Brandenburg attorney Marc Böhme confirmed the information to the weekly Der Spiegel on Friday, the AP and AFP agencies said.

David S., a British citizen arrested by police in Germany in August, must have been spying for one of Russia’s secret services since November 2020. According to the attorney’s office, he had to get the money. Unspecified amount.

Der Spiegel wrote that the man had sent secret information about Britain and Germany to Britain’s secret services.

Already in June, police arrested a Russian scientist at a German university who also worked for the Russian Secret Service. In October, a court in Germany sentenced a German citizen to two years in prison for handing over the floor plan of the 2017 parliamentary seat to Russian secret services.

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