“AWe currently have nine suspects detained and charged, who were directly involved on behalf of the Russian services in acts of sabotage in Poland,” Tusk said in an interview with private television TVN24.

“These are Ukrainian, Belarusian and Polish citizens”, said the head of the Government, adding that sometimes these people were recruited within criminal groups.

The suspects are accused of “beatings, arson and attempted arson”, he explained.

According to Tusk, the sabotage of Russian services currently covers not only Poland, but also Lithuania, Latvia and possibly Sweden. An international investigation is underway, he explained.

Among the examples cited, he mentioned an attempt to set fire to a paint factory in Wroclaw, in western Poland, or the fire at a center belonging to the multinational Ikea in Lithuania.

Tusk also promised more public information about sabotage actions in Poland in the coming days.

In mid-May, Tusk announced the reinforcement of Polish intelligence services following Moscow’s activities aimed at destabilizing the situation in Poland, dedicating an envelope of 100 million zlotys (23.5 million euros) to civilian counterintelligence services. and military.

He then also indicated that several acts of sabotage were thwarted, “thanks to the vigilance” of the Polish services and their allies.

In recent weeks, Warsaw revealed the arrest of a man suspected of helping Russian intelligence prepare a possible attack on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, as well as the Belarusian sponsor of the attack on Leonid Volkov, a close friend of the late Russian opponent. , Alexei Navalny, in March, in Vilnius, and two Poles responsible for the aggression.

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Warsaw has been an unconditional supporter of Kiev and the main transit country for Western weapons delivered to it.

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