Two Russian spies arrested in Ljubljana

The Slovenian intelligence and security agency SOVA has apprehended and detained two foreign citizens who are accused of spying for Russia. They worked undercover, posing as South American businessmen, media reports say.

The Ljubljana District Prosecution has confirmed for the newspaper Delo that it asked the Ljubljana District Court in early December 2022 to open an investigation against two persons for espionage.

The prosecution acted based on SOVA's initiative. Also involved in the arrest and prosecution of the two suspects was the National Bureau of Investigation.

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