Media: Russian spy infiltrates Polish parliament meeting
Security cameras recorded the presence of a Russian spy at a meeting of a special commission on energy of the Polish parliament, the Sejm, the European Pravda online news source has reported with reference to Poland’s Rzeczpospolita publication.
The spy was arrested by Poland’s National Security Agency on October 15 on suspicion of spying on Poland for the Russian military intelligence service, the GRU.
The investigation revealed that the suspect had attended a meeting of the Special Commission on Energy and Resources on March 12. His presence was recorded by a surveillance camera.
On that day the commission considered amendments to the law on oil and gas reserves and discussed threats to Poland’s energy security. The suspect was identified by Commission Chairman Andrzej Czerwinski.
The identity of the suspect has not yet been disclosed, and the publication showed only a still image from the surveillance cameras, without marking out the spy on it.
According to Polish investigators, the suspect had been in contact with a former member of the government and a well-known Polish MP.