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Norwegian arrested for espionage works for Nord Stream 2

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 20, 2020
A citizen of Norway arrested in Oslo and suspected of espionage is an employee of DNV GL, a contractor of Nord Stream 2, operator of the Russian gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2, news portal Upstream reported, citing a comment of the company.
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The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) earlier reported having arrested a man aged 50 suspected of communication of classified information to a Russian spy.

Topics: Norwegian Nord Stream

DNV GL confirmed that the arrested person was its employee but said that he did not have access to classified information.

Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet reported that a Russian with whom the Norwegian met has a diplomatic immunity and could not be arrested on the territory of Norway.