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August 12, 2022 6:11 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

65-year-old Ralf Goelert is charged with sharing sensitive information with the Russian foreign intelligence service from 2014 until 2020, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported on Aug. 11. The sensitive information included details on the Bundeswehr’s reserve system, civilian-military cooperation in crisis situations, and data about the effects of sanctions imposed on Russia after the annexation of Crimea. According to the court spokeswoman, the suspect made a partial confession during the preliminary proceedings.

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