The Norwegian Parliament were tested for the presence of listening devices after the Oslo airport on suspicion of espionage detained staff members of the Russian Federation Council Mikhail Bochkarev.
This was stated by the police security service is Norway’s PST, according to DW.
Intelligence agencies also have to check did the Russians hack the mobile phones of members or other workshop participants.
Recall, 23 September, the police of Norway has detained at the airport of Oslo 51-year-old Russian citizen on suspicion of illegal intelligence activities. Police seized from the detainee electronic equipment and intends to detain him for two weeks because of the risk of destruction of evidence. Two days earlier, the detainee participated in the seminar on digitisation of data held in the Norwegian Parliament.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia said that the detainee in Oslo Russian – are “the staff of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation M. A. Bochkarev”.
As informed you earlier, two Russian spies were arrested in the Netherlands. The attackers wanted to access data from the laboratory in Spiez, which is investigating the chemical attack in Syria and poisoning in Salisbury.