A security guard at the British Embassy in Berlin has been charged with nine offenses related to the collection and transmission of information useful to the Russian state.
David Ballantyne Smith, 57, a British citizen who lived in Potsdam, will appear in court on Thursday.
He was arrested by German police in August last year and extradited to the United Kingdom on Wednesday, the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.
The alleged offenses under the Official Secrets Act were committed between October 2020 and August 2021.
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