Maj. Sergei Yurenya admitted to having provided Polish special services information on the location and number of soldiers based in the Moscow Military District in exchange for money, said court spokesman Alexander Minchanovsky.
Yurenya was arrested in March after trying to join the Federal Security Service, the main successor to the KGB, the spokesman said, citing testimony given during the trial by military prosecutor Ramil Shakurov.
Yurenya was recruited by Polish agents in 2005, the year after Poland joined NATO, Shakurov said. His goal was to become a double agent, he added.
The behavior of the Russian inspector satellite, which was launched in the autumn of 2017, puzzles military officials in the United States
When the bill was submitted to Congress on August 2, the reason for imposing the new sanctions on Russia was based on Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election in 2016, but then something clicked