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Lithuania - Intelligence services tapped phones of 17 news agency journalists

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The Lithuanian intelligence services tapped the phones of at least 17 journalists with Vilnius-based Baltic News Services (BNS) on a prosecutor's orders in 2013 and 2014, it was learned this month. Officials also questioned journalists and seized computers in bid to identify source of leak. No official reason has so far been given but it was clearly prompted by a BNS story in October 2013 that was based on a leaked classified intelligence report about Russian political manoeuvring designed (...)

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