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Firm loses compensation claim vs. Norway for spy recruitment

February 18, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian concrete company on Tuesday lost its compensation case against its home country, claiming it suffered financial losses after Norway's intelligence services tried to recruit two of its employees working in Russia.The Oslo District Court ruled that “there is no ...

Convicted Norwegian spy: intel agencies are ‘amateurish’

JAN M. OLSEN

February 5, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A retired Norwegian border inspector, who was convicted in Russia for spying and who was returned home last year in a spy swap, lashed out Wednesday at the Scandinavian country's intelligence services for using local people, saying they are “amateurish.”Frode Berg appeared as ...