The 'Tsunami' choose agrees to research the visits of Russian intelligence brokers to Barcelona | EUROtoday

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The National Court will examine the potential participation of Russian spies within the processes. The Justice of the Peace liable for caso Tsunami, Manuel García-Castellnthus agrees to the request of two law enforcement officials showing as accusations.

The two brokers, injured within the incidents after the convictions of the processesdemanded that the courtroom examine the chance that “Russian spies experts in sabotage and murder” visited Barcelona between 2014 and 2019, supposedly to favor the independence course of.

In the order issued this Tuesday, the choose orders the General Information Commissioner of the National Police to report “on the extremes interested” by the brokers.

The letter from the Fuster Fabra Abogados agency representing the law enforcement officials offered numerous press details about the visits to Catalonia of seven members of the GRU, the Russian army intelligence service.

Their request consisted of accumulating potential stories on the matter that the Police had made, in order that they may very well be contributed to the reason for Tsunami Democrtic. The request didn’t embrace the preparation ex new of stories on the matter, so for the second the judicial determination is proscribed to offering what has already been investigated on this regard.

In actuality, the choose already is aware of the matter. In 2019, García-Castellán opened an investigation into the presence in Spain of a Russian spy who was in Catalonia within the days earlier than the unlawful referendum on October 1. It was about Sergey Fedotova high-ranking officer of the army intelligence companies associated, for instance, to actions such because the tried assassination of the previous Russian spy Sergui Skripal in London.

The investigation was a part of a broader case wherein the actions of Russian espionage in Spain had been investigated, geared toward politically destabilizing the nation and selling the independence of Catalonia.

With his determination right this moment, the choose opens the way in which to return to the matter, this time inside the context of the case of Tsunami Democrtic.