Sweden holds Russian "spy"

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The Independent Online
Stockholm - Sweden said it had arrested a Russian trade delegation official trying to uncover Swedish military secrets and would expel him.

The Justice Minister, Laila Freivalds, said the Russian was accused of trying to obtain secret defence information from a Swedish citizen. The Foreign Ministry made an official protest to the Russian ambassador, Oleg Grinevsky, and berated Moscow for continuing to spy on Sweden, even after the Cold War. Reuter/AP