A Polish national has been arrested on charges of spying for Russia, PAP learnt on Thursday.
Sources say the officer may have committed suicide as after serving for 16 years after joining from the police force he was looking to be fired.
Internal Security Agency spokesman Stanisław Żaryn said the two suspects were also interacting with organised crime and that “the actions of the Russians are aimed at using information tools to attack Poland and carry out activities against the interests of the Republic of Poland.”
The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea could be used for clandestine intelligence activities once it is completed, a Polish security official has claimed
Agents from the Internal Security Agency, ABW, seized explosives and firearms, including a home-made submachine gun and ammunition during a raid on an apartment of the men who are said to have been planning an attack similar to that carried out by Anders Breivik, the perpetrator of the 2011 Norway attacks, and Brenton Tarrant, an Australian responsible for a massacre of Muslims in a New Zealand mosque.
A 61-year-old Lebanese man detained in April at the request of the Internal Security Agency (ABW) has been deported to Lebanon, the press officer of the Minister-Special Services Coordinator, Stanisław Żaryn, has told PAP.
Russian leader antagonises Polish government in long article on the causes of the Second World War.
A Russian woman has been detained for hybrid actions targeting Poland. The woman, referred to as Jekaterina C, was detained by the Internal Security Agency (ABW) on May 17. She is due to be extradited – and banned from returning to Poland.