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Berlin program (Reuters) - a Russian national was arrested in June 2021 in Germany under the accusation of espionage for the benefit of the Intelligence Services of Russia to which he would have Provided information on aerospace technology, particularly the Ariane launcher, announced Thursday the German floor.

In a statement, the public prosecutor specifies that the suspect, Ilnur N., worked as a researcher at a Bavarian university until his interpellation on June 18, 2021.

The Russian External Information Service (SVR) approached it for the First time in the fall of 2019, the researcher ensuring them then that he was ready to cooperate.

"The interests of the Agency focused particularly on the different development stages of the Ariane European Space Launcher and the Research of the Accused", explains the prosecution.

Since November 2019, the alleged spy transmits information to a Russian intelligence officer, in exchange for 2,500 euros in cash.

(Thomas Escritt report, French version Diana Mandiá, edited by Sophie Louet)

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