The Impact of the Ukraine War on Russian Espionage in Europe, Part I
Director of Analysis at RANE, Stratfor
Apr 15, 2022 | 14:35 GMT
Police on April 8, 2022 guard the Russian Embassy in Helsinki, Finland.
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Amid the intense global media coverage of the military conflict in Ukraine, another battle is being waged largely in the shadows: Russia's spy network across Europe is being decimated. While the mass removal of alleged spies is undoubtedly a major setback to the Kremlin's spying activities in Europe, there are undoubtedly limitations and trade-offs in effectiveness that we will explore in this first part of a two-part series....