The Russian Embassy in Denmark. Photo by Niels Elgaard Larsen (CC BY-SA 3.0) with the emblem of GRU added.

Media: Russian GRU Officer Accredited as Diplomat in Denmark

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A highly decorated officer in the Russian military intelligence service, GRU, is accredited as a diplomat in Denmark.

This is reported by Information in collaboration with the Dutch newspaper NRC.

According to the media, it is the Russian military attaché at the Russian Embassy in Copenhagen, Colonel Vladimir Grekov, who has a background in the Russian Airborne Troops (VDV) special forces and a senior position in the GRU.

The information comes from Russian records that Information obtained through the organization Dossier Center.

Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, still commonly known by its previous abbreviation GRU, is the foreign military intelligence agency of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. The GRU controls the military intelligence service and maintains its own special forces units.

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