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Paleckis to be kept in custody for another 3 months amid spying probe

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

A Lithuanian court has extended the detention of Algirdas Paleckis, former leader of the Socialist People’s Front who is suspected of spying for Russia, for another three months, the Prosecutor General’s Office said on Tuesday. Elena Martinoniene, the office’s spokeswoman, told BNS she could not provide any details as it could harm the pre-trial investigation into the suspected spying case. Law-enforcement officials said last December that Paleckis and “a network of persons”, who…