Criminal proceedings against two Russian suspects for political espionage in Switzerland

Criminal proceedings against two Russian suspects for political espionage in Switzerland

 The Federal Council has authorized the Confederation's Public Prosecutor to open criminal proceedings against two Russian nationals suspected of political espionage -the Federal Department of Justice and Police announced this Tuesday.

The request for the continuation of the current investigation was submitted last March by the Federal Court.

The Prosecution of political crimes in Switzerland requires the consent of the Government.

These are the two authors of a cyberattack attempt at AMA to enter inside the data on doping investigation involving Russia. In addition, they tried to spy on Spiez's laboratory where the nerve agent used in former secret agent Sergey Skripal and her daughter was analyzed.
Criminal proceedings against two Russian suspects for political espionage in Switzerland Criminal proceedings against two Russian suspects for political espionage in Switzerland Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Rating: 5
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