Fri, 07 May 2021

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A Czech Explosion, Russian Agents, A Bulgarian Arms Dealer: The Recipe For A Major Spy Scandal In Central Europe

The cause of the 2014 explosions at two Czech arms depots has been a mystery for years. Czech authorities now say a secretive Russian military intelligence unit was to blame -- the same unit linked to a spate of poisonings, assassination attempts, and subversive actions across Europe. By Mike Eckel, Ivan Bedrov, and Olha Komarova

Data Shows Alleged Russian Agents In Bulgaria Around Time Of Arms-Depot Blasts

Czech officials blame a secretive Russian military intelligence unit for a 2014 explosion at an ammunition depot. Members of that same unit were traveling in Bulgaria around the same time that six explosions hit Bulgarian weapons factories in 2014 and 2015. By Boris Mitov and Ivan Bedrov

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