German secret services warn of government for Russia

German secret services warn of government for Russia

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The German secret services BND and BfV, the German government warned of Russian influence in Europe. Russia tries according to the services, Europe and the US systematically to disperse.

The two services have done research together to ‘psychological operations’ of Russia. The conclusions thereof are recently to the government be sent, writes the German magazine Der Spiegel Saturday.

According to the services, Russia is already several years of work with the influence of the population of European countries. Moscow wants to cause conflicts in the society.

Also like the Russians to make sure that the close cooperation of Europe with the United States is questioned, according to the BND and BfV. The German government has not yet decided whether parts of the report be made public.

Cyber attack

The reason for the study was, among others, the cyber attack on the federal parliament (Bundestag) in early 2015, according to Germany by the Russians, is carried out.

Also plays the the issue Lisa a role. The then 13-year-old German-Russian Lisa hit at the beginning of last year in Germany missing. When she again appeared, claimed they have been raped for refugees.

The case has diplomatic tensions led between Russia and Germany. Russia accuses the Germans of it the thing under the carpet to sweep, while the authorities in Germany believe that the girl has lied.


Also, NATO is worried about Russian influence in Europe. Secretary-general Jens) of the alliance, and calls any attempt to influence elections “unacceptable”.

The NATO has to counter cyber threats given a high priority. ) Also says that the legacy of propaganda for a purpose. That is according to the chief is not contested with contrapropaganda, but with “open debates”.

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