Russia Accuses Space Official of Passing Secrets to NATO

MOSCOW—Russian authorities detained a former journalist working at the country’s space agency and accused him of allegedly handing over military secrets to NATO, the latest in a string of treason accusations brought against prominent Russians.

The Federal Security Service, the country’s main security agency, said Tuesday that Ivan Safronov, a former defense reporter who recently became an aide to the head of Roscosmos, worked for the foreign-intelligence service of an unspecified member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization…

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