Source: Joint investigation by public broadcasters in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland, as reported by European Pravda.
Russian intelligence activities were revealed when the Scandinavian broadcasting companies DK, NRK, SVT and Yle examined information about radio traffic and the location of Russian ships around their states.
According to the investigation, Russian "ghost ships" are floating in the waters of Northern Europe.
These vessels have turned off their so-called AIS transmitters and are not reporting their location.
Officially, it is engaged in marine research, but sources say that it is also used for reconnaissance work.
A Danish counterintelligence officer told reporters that the Russian Federation is preparing sabotage plans in case of a complete conflict with the West.
The head of Norwegian intelligence told investigators that this military programme is essential for Russia and is controlled directly by Moscow. »