Alexander Kuranov. Russia through its special services and agents of influence trying to do something in the European Union similar to the former Comintern, says the Czech security Service and information (BIS, counterintelligence) in its own annual report for 2014 posted on the last working day of the week on the Internet office of the ISF.
"Russia in the European Union creates an ideological structure that has the ability to be perceived by all European political spectrum - from the extreme left forces through populist extreme right-wing forces that can be considered a return to the concept of the Comintern, which was created and is operated by the Soviet Union," according to a report by the ISF.
for example, in the Czech Republic, according to counterintelligence, Moscow already for a long time creates patterns of influence and imposing, the purpose of which is the promotion of Russian political and economic interests at the expense of the interests of the Czech Republic, the European Union and NATO. The Ukrainian crisis has further demonstrated the presence of similar structures in the country and the degree of their influence on the local society.
Considerable influence on the population of the country had and have Pro-Russian oriented Czech organizations and individuals, according to a report by the ISF. They have such Internet projects, which are able to give local people the views and arguments of the Russian capital, using methods circular imposing bringing the people up to the idea, because it is not a Russian idea, but rather the attitudes and beliefs of their Czech fellow citizens, stresses in the material of counterintelligence. As a result of this, some of the inhabitants of the Republic can advocate for the destruction of the monument to the Soviet occupiers- "internationalists" from 1968, and at the same time to Express support for the occupation of Crimea and the Russian "internationalists" in the East of Ukraine, says the ISF.
Russian intelligence services operating in the Czech Republic, continue to focus the work of the Russian community in General and its individual representatives, seeking opportunities to apply their influence to the social situation in the country, according to the report.
"in the area of data collection (in Czech) the Russian authorities and their intelligence agencies in the past year have focused on the Czech energy sector and its future development, and similarly in General on scientific and technical sphere," believe in the ISF.
According to the report, confirmed information about the fact that " Russia does not consider lost the fight for Czech nuclear power ". At the same time increasing Russian interest in General to the new plan, the energy policy of the Republic and its main actors. Thus, according to BIS, the Czech nuclear power in the capital of Russia is increasingly perceived in the context of energy development in Central Europe.
in addition, according to a report, more often in the Russian sphere of interest hits the participation of Czech companies in the international scientific-technical projects and related opportunities for penetration to the funds of Czech and European grants, which are able to be made using Czech intermediaries cooperating with the Russian side.