Posts tagged as Security Service

Drones pose increasing challenge to critical infrastructure protection in Latvia

Monday, June 10, 2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles pose an increasing challenge to the security of critical infrastructure in Latvia, therefore the regulatory framework in this area needs to be improved, the State Security Service told LETA. Earlier this week, the government reviewed a report on critical infrastructure protection in Latvia last year. Critical infrastructure includes facilities, systems and parts thereof that are essential for the functioning of Latvia’s society and economy and implementation of…

Airsoft fans kept developing military skills, established contacts in Russia in 2018 – security service

Monday, April 15, 2019

Last year, fans of airsoft military simulation game continued to use their hobby as a cover-up to develop their military skills and kept establishing contacts with the game’s organizers in Russia, the State Security Service said in its annual report. The State Security Service has for a long time been pointing to the national security risks posed by military simulation games, as well as legislative loopholes allowing for such risks.…

Russia Arkhangelsk blast: Teenager dead at FSB security HQ

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A 17-year-old has died of his wounds after bringing explosives to an office of Russia’s FSB federal security service in the north-western city of Arkhangelsk, officials say. Three FSB employees were hurt when the explosives blew up just inside the building at around 09:00 (06:00 GMT). The blast caused serious damage. A CCTV image of the suspect appeared on social media soon afterwards, along with a message he allegedly sent…

Internal Security Service gets permit to build new premises in Tallinn

Monday, June 18, 2018

The city partially repealed the previously approved plans after the Internal Security Service (ISS) submitted changes. The ISS now has the necessary permits to have existing buildings in Tallinn’s Endla Street torn down, and new premises built in their place. According to spokespeople for the ISS, the partial repeal of the detailed plan will allow the agency to pull down its building at Luise 1/3 and to build new premises…