Japanese diplomat Motoki Tatsunori detained in Vladivostok by FSB officers while trying to obtain limited information.
Motoki Tatsunori was declared persona non grata, and earlier the Japanese side was protested.
According to the Center for Public Relations of the FSB, employees of the department exposed the espionage activities of the representative of Japan.
“A Japanese diplomat was caught red-handed while receiving limited information about current aspects of Russia’s cooperation with one of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the impact of Western sanctions policy on the economic situation in Primorsky Krai,” the FSB said.
Earlier it was reported that the APU recruit children for espionage in the liberated territories.