The building of the “Storting”, the parliament of Norway was searched after the detention of a citizen of Russia, who turned out to be a worker of Russia’s parliament, in the suspicion of the espionage as DW reported.
“”The workers of the security bodies of Norway searched the building of the country’s parliament for the presence of the listening devices right after Mikhail Bochkarev, the worker of the apparatus of the Russian Federation Council was detained in the airport of Oslo in the suspicion in the espionage, who also participated in the parliamentarian international seminar on September 20, 21,” the message said.
The special service will also check whether the Russian tried to hack the mobile phones of the lawmakers or other partakers of the seminar.
As we reported a Russian citizen was detained at Oslo airport in Norway on suspicion of "illegal intelligence activities on the territory of the state."
Earlier two Russian spies were detained in Estonia. It is supposed that the men have been passing foreign secret information to Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate.
Also, two Russians were detained in the Netherlands and sent to Russia. They tried to get data from the lab in a Swiss Spitz, which helps to investigate chemical attacks in Syria and poisoning in Salisbury.