Attendees’ shadows are cast on a wall decorated with the Nato logo before the start of a summit in France in April 2009. Photo: AFP
Attendees’ shadows are cast on a wall decorated with the Nato logo before the start of a summit in France in April 2009. Photo: AFP
Espionage

Nato bars eight Russian diplomats over spying accusations

  • The ‘undeclared intelligence officers’ were stripped of their accreditation, and the number of positions in the Russian mission was cut from 20 to 10
  • The mission has been downsized once before, when seven members were ejected in the wake of the 2018 Novichok poisoning of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal

Topic |   Espionage
Attendees’ shadows are cast on a wall decorated with the Nato logo before the start of a summit in France in April 2009. Photo: AFP
Attendees’ shadows are cast on a wall decorated with the Nato logo before the start of a summit in France in April 2009. Photo: AFP
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