Security guard to enter pleas next week

A security guard accused of spying for Russia while working for the British embassy in Berlin will enter pleas next week. David Smith, 58, allegedly sent details about British embassy officials to a Russian military attache and collected information ‘useful to the Russian state’. The Scot was arrested at his home in Potsdam near Berlin last August and was extradited back to the UK from Germany in April. He did not appear in court as he was late in being…

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