MADRID, 19 Jan. (.) –
The Russian authorities have announced on Thursday the opening of a process for espionage against a US citizen suspected of spying through the collection of intelligence information on “biological” topics intended “against the security” of the country.
The Federal Security Service (FSB) has indicated that it “has initiated a criminal case against an American citizen on the basis of a crime under article 276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, espionage,” according to the Russian news agency. Interfax.
Likewise, he stressed that the man, whose identity has not been disclosed at the moment, “is suspected of collecting intelligence information on biological matters directed against the security of Russia”, without giving further details. The United States has not yet ruled on the case.