Russian spy arrested in Austria

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by KGB_resident, Jun 16, 2007.

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  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6758795.stm

    There are some interesting questions. For example

    Has Austrian army any valuable secrets? (I suspect that not)
    Would the man be released soon? (Likely)
    What would be Russian reaction if the official would not be freed? (I think it would be economic sanctions against numerous Austrian firms that have profitable business in Russia).

    Deportation to Germany? It would be am interesting development. What Russia would use? Maybe gas weapon?
     
  2. Sergey, you do realize that espionage never ceased after the cold war ended right? Most of it's geared towards industrial secrets these days of course but military technology is still a primary intelligence requirement for all the players. More than likely Austria picked this fellow up as a favor to the Germans...
     
  3. Khyros, reportedly Russian espionage in USA is on cold war level. And after Russia turned into free market society British spies are still active in Moscow (history with magic stones spings in mind).