September 25, 2008

Czech Counterintelligence Says Russia Tried to Set Public Against US Base

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK

Prague, 25 September The Russian secret services tried to contact and influence politicians as well as the media to increase the Czech public's resistance to the possible stationing of a US radar on Czech soil last year, the Czech BIS counterintelligence says in its report released today.

The annual report for 2007 says these activities may be part of a long-term campaign aimed at the integrity of the EU and NATO.

Originally published by CTK news agency, Prague, in English 0917 25 Sep 08.

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