Counter-intelligence agency: These are the biggest threats against Sweden

“As a member of Nato, Sweden will have to be able to face a hostile and unpredictable Russia”, says Thomas Nilsson, head of Must. (Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT)

Russia will reestablish its military presence near Sweden as soon as it can, according to a new report from the Swedish Military Intelligence and Security Service (Must).

Thomas Nilsson, director of the agency, says that Sweden needs to be prepared to face a hostile and unpredictable Russia.

Espionage against Sweden, and against Nato via Sweden, is also a primary threat, the report states.

Radio Sweden

For more on the biggest threats against Sweden, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report.

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Norway: Norwegian intelligence warns about mounting Russian threats, The Independent Barents Observer

Sweden : Russian spy ships surveying Nordic energy infrastructure, Radio Sweden

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