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It’s about time we started discussing China’s influence in Latvia

By Juris Paiders on Thursday, March 25, 2021

Last week, noted Estonian marine scientist and researcher at the Tallin Technical University Tarmo Kõuts was sentenced to prison for spying for a Chinese intelligence service. He had access to Estonian and NATO classified information for quite some time, and during the last three years he received 17,000 euros for handing this information over to China. If you ask me, it’s a laughable amount of money to betray your motherland…