Allegation that Latvian MEP is Russian spy has EU leaders ‘on the alert’ – Metsola

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The Parliament has opened a formal probe into Latvian lawmaker Tatjana Ždanoka, accused in an investigation by Russian newspaper The Insider of working as an agent for the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) – the successor to the Soviet-era KGB – from 2004 to 2017. Speaking after a meeting of the bloc’s 27 leaders on Thursday, Metsola said the scandal “has also put us on the alert”. Latvia’s Prime Minister Evika Siliņa and other EU leaders were “worried” that such foreign interference “could be replicated in other situations, whether in the current legislature or the future one,” she added…

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