Russia detained a Romanian diplomat suspected of involvement in military espionage Reuters informed. The announcement was made by the Russian Secret Services. France Presse informs that Gabriel Grecu is secretary in the Politic Department of the Romanian Embassy to Moscow.

UPDATE: Representatives of the Russian Embassy to Bucharest refused to comment the information. Russian Secret Services declared that Gabriel Grecu was arrested on August 16 while he was trying to receive secret information, of military nature from a Russian citizen. Grecu was declared persona non grata and was informed that he needs to leave Russia in 48 hours.