Norway police arrest suspected Russian spy: Broadcaster NRK

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Norwegian police on Monday arrested a suspected Russian spy in the Arctic town of Tromsoe, public broadcaster NRK reported on Tuesday, citing the Nordic country’s PST security service.

The man, who worked as a scientist at the University of Tromsoe, had posed as a Brazilian citizen but police believe his real identity to be Russian, NRK reported.

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The man represents a “threat to fundamental national interests” and should be expelled from Norway, deputy PST chief Hedvig Moe told NRK.

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