France accuses Russia of spying on military from space

France's Defence Minister Florence Parly arrives for the second day of a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, July 12, 2018. Tatyana Zenkovich/Pool via REUTERS

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – Russia attempted to intercept transmissions from a Franco-Italian satellite used by both nations’ armies for secure communications, French Defence Minister Florence Parly said on Friday, describing the move as an “act of espionage”. In a speech outlining France’s space policy for the coming years, Parly said the Russian satellite Louch-Olymp had […]

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