Colonel probed for spy­ing

The Citizen (KZN) - - WORLD - Vi­enna

– Aus­tria has a launched a probe into an army colonel sus­pected of spy­ing for Rus­sia for sev­eral decades, Chan­cel­lor Se­bas­tian Kurz said yes­ter­day, the lat­est in a string of cases where Moscow has been ac­cused of es­pi­onage in EU states.

Kurz told a press con­fer­ence that the colonel, now re­tired, is sus­pected to have be­gun work­ing with Rus­sian in­tel­li­gence in the 1990s and car­ried on un­til this year. – AFP

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