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Germany removes cyber chief accused of ties to Russia

By Loveday Morris and Vanessa Guinan-Bank

18 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

BERLIN - The German government on Tuesday announced that it had removed the country's cybersecurity chief after allegations emerged of links to Russian intelligence.

The Interior Ministry said it had decided that Arne Schönbohm, president of the Federal Office for Information Security, should step away from his duties "with immediate effect."

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