Swiss intelligence helped foil alleged Russian plot to spy on government lab

FILE PHOTO: People in military hazardous material protective suits collect an item in Queen Elizabeth Gardens in Salisbury, Britain, July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s intelligence agency said on Friday it had worked with British and Dutch counterparts to foil a Russian plot which, according to newspaper reports, was targeting a Swiss laboratory testing nerve agents such as Novichok. Earlier on Friday a Swiss and a Dutch newspaper reported that authorities from the three countries had […]

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