Lithuanian citizen convicted in Russia for 12 years for espionage


In Russia for 12 years, convicted citizen of Lithuania Aristides of Tamosaitis. About it to Agency BNS was informed by the Ambassador of Lithuania in Moscow Remigijus Motuzas. According to him, the meeting was held behind closed doors, but there was the Consul.

“The judge read only the name, surname, place of residence, and what sentenced to 12 years. The materials were read because they were classified as “secret,” he said (quoted by Delfi). According to him, the lawyer Tamosaitis will appeal the verdict.

The FSB announced the detention of members of the Lithuanian reconnaissance in may last year.

It was reported that he was detained at the time of receipt “documentary secret information” from a citizen of Russia. The FSB emphasized that the Lithuanian scout has given grateful evidences and has informed that he is an officer of an intelligence Agency of Lithuania. Tamosaitis was charged with espionage.