Central/Eastern Europe

First spy exchange in Lithuania: how did it happen?

Several decades ago, hostile parties would meet on a Havel river bridge in Germany and exchange captive intelligence operatives. This helped maintain a balance during the Cold War between clashing states and regain spies, who […]


Lithuanian court to pronounce verdict for Russian FSB spying suspect

A Vilnius court will Friday pronounce a verdict for Russian citizen Nikolai Filipchenko charged with spying. […]

Darius Jauniškis and Remigijus Baltrėnas at the presentation

Lithuanian security publishes Russian spy’s identity, asks border residents for info

Lithuania’s intelligence on Monday published the identity of a Russian spy operating in the country’s territories bordering the Russian Kaliningrad region, urging the population who have met him report incidents to the State Security Department. […]

Simulation of a cyber attack

Russian spying gear found in 2016 in 3 computers of state institutions

Spying gear of Russian intelligence services was this year found in computers of three Lithuanian state institutions, says Rimtautas Černiauskas, director of the National Cyber Security Service. […]