Poland’s safety company says it has arrested two Russian residents suspected of getting been spreading propaganda for Russia’s Wagner mercenary group
WARSAW, Poland — Two Russian residents have been arrested on allegations of spreading propaganda for Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, Poland’s safety authorities mentioned Monday.
The Inner Safety Company, or ABW, mentioned that the lads had been appearing on behalf of Russia’s secret providers and had been distributing leaflets in Warsaw and Krakow advocating becoming a member of the mercenaries.
The 2, recognized solely as Alexei T. and Andrei G., had been to obtain the equal of some $5,000 for his or her work, the company mentioned.
They had been arrested Friday on allegations of working for a international intelligence company and participation in an organized group having terrorist objectives. If convicted, they may resist 10 years in jail.
In current months Poland has arrested 22 individuals suspected of spying for Russia or for its ally, Belarus, in what Warsaw sees as a part of a hybrid struggle on Poland because of its assist for Ukraine within the struggle towards Russia’s aggression.