Russia detains Norwegian citizen over suspected spying: RIA

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Posted: Dec 19, 2017 3:06 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has detained a Norwegian citizen it suspects of spying, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a Moscow court which sanctioned the individual's detention.

Media reports said Russia's FSB security service had caught the Norwegian taking secret documents about the Russian Navy from a Russian citizen.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber; Writing by Andrew Osborn; Editing by Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber)