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Prague: Home to 140 Russian "diplomats". (Photo: Nico Trinkhaus - Royal Way, Prague, Czech Republic - CC-BY-NC)

Czech intelligence alarmed by Russian 'threat'

The Czech domestic intelligence agency, the Security Information Service (BIS), has just published its 2015 Annual Report.

Besides terrorism and other threats, it provides more detailed insight into its counterintelligence activities than previously. And, as in past years, so too in 2015, it says that "Chinese and Russian intelligence services were the most active in the Czech Republic”.

The surge in Chinese economic activity is being supported by the Czech government and by pres...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Prague: Home to 140 Russian "diplomats". (Photo: Nico Trinkhaus - Royal Way, Prague, Czech Republic - CC-BY-NC)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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