The head of the foreign intelligence service of Ukraine We can clearly see that these people impose on Russian action plan
Among journalists, diplomats, businessmen, politicians and other public figures of Estonia discovered people who, presumably, are the agents of influence of Russia, said in US July 20, the Director General of the Estonian foreign intelligence Department Mikk Marran, reports Delfi.
“We established consisting of politicians, journalists, diplomats, businessmen network, which actually includes agents of influence of Russia, which say that they should do. We can clearly see that these people impose on Russian action plan,” said Marran.
According to him, the threat from Russia is not over, despite the last Helsinki summit of the presidents of the United States Donald trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Marran added that in recent years the Kremlin began to use agents of influence and increase their role. He cited the example of politicians who worked for years at the level of local governments, and now were held in national parliaments and governments of different countries.
“What they offered is media attention and political support, exclusive, business-opportunities, and in rare cases also financial assistance”, – said the head of the Estonian foreign intelligence.
However, he did not mention any specific name.
16 July in Helsinki trump and Putin talked tete-a-tete 2 hours 10 minutes. After the meeting, held talks in an expanded format. Then held a joint press-conference of leaders, where they said that discussed the situation in Syria, Ukraine, Iran, and the issue of possible RF interference in the American elections and the construction of the pipeline “Nord stream – 2”.