Swedish Navy Chief Warns Of Russian ‘Shadow Fleet’ Conducting Espionage In Baltic Sea

Swedish Navy Chief Warns of Russian 'Shadow Fleet' Conducting Espionage in Baltic Sea
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Russia’s “shadow fleet” of oil tankers is possibly conducting espionage in the Baltic Sea.

Ewa Skoog Haslum, the Swedish Navy chief, informed the SVT on April 22 that the vessels could also help circumvent the sanctions on the trade of Russia’s oil.

The shadow fleet refers to ageing and largely uninsured oil tankers Russia uses to transport oil above the price cap of $60 per barrel.

The price cap was imposed by the EU, the U.S., and the Group of Seven (G7) nations in December...


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