Lawsuit over espionage in favour of Russia enters the Bulgarian court

The Military District Prosecutor's Office in Sofia has filed an indictment in court regarding a case of espionage of a group of 6 people who collected and transmitted to a foreign country information constituting a state secret.

A former military intelligence official has been indicted as the leader of the secret group. For years, he has selected people holding key positions with unlimited access to classified information about Bulgaria and NATO and EU partners. For a fee through the leader of the group and his wife, a Russian citizen, they provided the information at the embassy of the foreign country in Sofia. Five of the accused remain in custody. /BGNES