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In Poland, the lawyer received four years in prison for spying for Russia

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Prosecutors alleged that the defendant detained in 2014, he worked for Russian military intelligence.

The court in Warsaw sentenced the lawyer with Polish and Russian citizenship, to four years in prison, finding him guilty of spying for Russia. Process passed in the closed mode, as in the trial made public the secret documents, and the case itself, according to prosecutors and court had a very high importance to the public interest.

According to investigators, the defendant worked as a lobbyist for several Polish energy companies and is engaged, in particular, legal support of construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal in świnoujście.

Prosecutors alleged that the defendant detained in 2014, he worked for Russian military intelligence. If it is not specified what information the defendant gave to the Russian side.

According to Polish media, the convicted person’s name is Stanislav S . Its full name officially is not called in accordance with the Polish law – but local journalists claim that we are talking about Stanislav Shipov.

According to journalists, convicted for alleged is the son of a Soviet footballer Sergei Shipov, who played in Poland and several times voted the best player of the local football championship.

Together with a lawyer in 2014, detained the Colonel of the Polish army, which allegedly passed to Russia information about servicemen convicted of disciplinary violations. In 2016, the officer received six years in prison.

Previously, Siauliai County, Lithuanian court of found guilty of espionage a former officer of the Lithuanian armed forces and a citizen of Russia, a former officer who passed secret information.

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