Norwegian spy arrested in Russia


December 19, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – The Lefortovo District Court in Moscow has given the order for Frode Berg, a Norwegian spy, to be arrested according to court spokesperson Yekaterina Krasnova.

“The court satisfied the prosecutors’ motion imposing to remand the defendant Berg in custody until February 5, 2018,” she said. 

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According to the spokesperson, The court received an appeal against this decision for him to be charged under Section 276 of Russia’s Criminal Code (“Espionage”).

FSB officers detained Frode Berg in Moscow during a special operation where classified documents illegitimately changed hands, TASS reported.

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