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Sunday, January 24, 2010

Poland Premier resigns following espionage allegations
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On January 24, 1996, Jozef Oleksy, the Premier of Poland, resigned after he was accused of spying for the Soviet Union. Former KGB officer Andrzej Milczanowski alleged that Oleksy had passed him classified information while serving as the Polish Minister of Internal Affairs.

A military investigation was closed in April of 1996 for lack of evidence.

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