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Briton accused of crime against national security related to Russia

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May24,2024

A British man is accused of a crime against national security related to the Russian Federation

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UK police said on Thursday, May 23, that as a result of a counter-terrorism investigation, a 64-year-old man has been charged with offenses under the National Security Act (NSA) and that the charges are linked to Russia.

Howard Michael Phillips of Harlow – city, located north of the British capital, was arrested in central London earlier this month, Reuters reports, citing a police statement.

He was charged with an offense constituting a violation of section 3 of the NSA and consisting in assisting a foreign intelligence service.

According to police, this case is not related to any other recent charges or investigations related to crimes against national security.

In the following Five people are due to stand trial this year accused of various crimes related to the arson of a Ukrainian business in London, which British prosecutors say was paid for by Russian intelligence. One of the suspects faces two national security charges.

Earlier this month, Britain said it would expel its defense attache, strip diplomatic status of some Russian-linked sites and limit the validity of Russian diplomatic visas to response to Moscow’s malicious actions.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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