Russian spy prevented from making career at International Criminal Court

Russian spy prevented from making career at International Criminal Court

Russian spy prevented from making a career at the International Criminal Court

Dutch intelligence found a Russian military agent who tried to use a false name to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC), which is investigating allegations of war crimes in Ukraine.

According to Reuters, the intelligence chief gave details of the identified infiltrator.

“Sergei Vladimirovich Cherkasov created an elaborate cover story founded several years ago to try to enter the Netherlands as a Brazilian citizen for an internship at the ICC in The Hague in April,” the head of the agency told Reuters.

” It was a long-term, multi-year GRU operation that cost a lot of time, energy and money,” added Dutch intelligence chief Eric Ackerboom.

In a statement from the General Intelligence and Security Service, Nide Ireland (AIVD) states that a man known by the alias of Victor Müller Ferreira was arrested at an airport in the Netherlands. It was declared “undesirable” a foreigner and sent on the next flight back to Brazil, where he is awaiting trial.

“This clearly shows us what the Russians are up to — trying to gain illegal access to information in the ISS. We classify this as a high-level threat,” Akerbum added, saying that the ISS had accepted the spy for an internship.

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Prepared by: Nina Petrovich