Czech Republic: Reining in Russia’s spy games

Last month, the Czech Republic’s Security Information Service (BIS) warned that Russian espionage was a serious, growing and aggressive challenge. It suggested there could be as many as 150 Russian agents within the country who could “pose an immediate risk to Czech citizens.”

To drive home the message, Czech military intelligence (VZ) released its own report identifying Russia as their main threat.

Does this say more about Moscow’s traditional role as Central Europe’s bogeyman than actual Russian activity and intent? Or is there some unfolding campaign of undercover pressure?

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