Photo: screenshot Estonia and Russia exchanged spies

The two countries fired on its border exchange of nationals serving a sentence on charges of espionage. Pre-spies were pardoned by the presidents of both countries.

Estonia and Russia have produced on its border exchange of citizens convicted of espionage. On Saturday, February 10, informs Estonian portal Delfi.

The exchange was made on February 10, border crossing point Koidula on the Russian-Estonian border. Citizen of the Russian Federation Artem Zinchenko, serving time for espionage in Estonia was exchanged for convicted in Russia for espionage Estonian entrepreneur Raivo Susi.

The Russians in may 2017 was convicted of espionage and sentenced to five years in prison. Estonian in December 2017 has been in Russia 12 years in prison. Before the exchange both filed petitions for pardon, which the presidents of Estonia and Russia satisfied .

Delfi said that Raivo Susi was a businessman who conducted its business, including in the countries of the former USSR. He was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport in February 2016, when going from Tajikistan to Tallinn. The actions in which he accused the FSB, was made in 2004-2007. He Estonian involvement in espionage denied.

According to the official bodies of Estonia, Raivo Susi, co – owner of the firms for the supply of aircraft Laki Autos and Musket, as well as the company Aerohooldus OU repairing aircraft. According to media reports, the firm OU Musket is in the list of conciliators of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Estonia as an intermediary in the arms trade, ammunition, fire control systems, land, water and air means of transportation, means of body armor.

Clients Susi was the millionaires of the air club of Russia, England, the USA and Western Europe.

We will remind, earlier this week reported the arrest of a Russian spy in Latvia. And in the beginning of the month in Lithuania on suspicion of espionage in favor of Russia was arrested three human.

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