Five suspected Russian spies to face espionage charges in London


By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

Five suspected spies – Orlin Roussev, Bizer Dzhambazov, Katrin Ivanova, Ivan Stoyanov, and Vanya Gaberova – are scheduled to face espionage charges at Westminster Magistrates' , London, , next Tuesday, says a report released on Friday.

The five spies, who are Bulgarian nationals, were accused of conspiring to gather information that would be useful to an enemy between August 2020 and February 2023.

They allegedly worked for Russian security services to surveil targets in the UK and the rest of Europe.

During a search of properties occupied by the defendants in London and Norfolk, found fake passports and other phony IDs.

Other phony IDs were for; Bulgaria, France, , Spain, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece and the Czech Republic.

Investigators believed that Roussev was the alleged leader of the spy ring that made the forgeries himself.

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