Spy network discovered in Poland 6 men spied on aid trains to Ukraine and had sabotage plans

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A group of foreign nationals have been arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia, two Polish government officials have cited. BBC. The six spied on trains laden with weapons bound for Ukraine.

Radio station RMF FM reported that spies had allegedly installed secret surveillance cameras to film transport infrastructure used to deliver aid to Ukraine.

According to the radio station, the cell was also preparing sabotage plans.

Poland is one of Ukraine’s staunchest allies, and its security forces have arrested dozens of people suspected of spying for Russia since Kremlin forces invaded Ukraine in February 2022.

According to the radio station, Group Ten was established

Cameras near railway junctions and important transport routes in the Polish province of Podkarpackie, which borders Ukraine. Some of them were found near the small regional airport, which has been turned into an international logistics hub for providing military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine.

Military and cargo planes from the United States and across Europe fly into Rzeszow-Jasionka Airport to deliver supplies to trucks bound for Ukraine.

The site is considered so sensitive that Washington has deployed US Patriot air defense systems to protect the airport.

US President Joe Biden landed at this airport on his way to Kiev.

Security has been increased at critical infrastructure areas after the grid was destroyed, RMF FM reported.

Several people have been arrested for espionage in the past year. Last month, prosecutors charged a Russian citizen living in Poland with spying for Russia between 2015 and 2022.

The man, who ran a business in Poland, was allegedly involved in historical restoration groups, where he had contact with Polish military officials.

He was arrested in April last year following an investigation into allegedly gathering information on the organizational structure of Polish military units in the country’s northeast.

A Spanish citizen of Russian origin, identified as an agent of Russia’s military intelligence agency (GRU), was arrested by the ABW last year in Przemysl, southeastern Poland, on suspicion of spying for Moscow.

Last March, a Polish employee of the Warsaw Population Register, identified as Tomas L, was arrested on suspicion of passing valuable operational data to Russian intelligence.

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