Last week, the Swedish Security Police (SÄPO) pointed out Russia as the biggest threat to Swedish national security. While this is being spoken from SÄPO, the construction of a Russian Orthodox church is in full swing at Hässlö in Västerås. The building is located a couple of hundred meters from Västerås airport, an object of strategic importance for Swedish total defense and the ability to receive and provide support to host nations in a time of crisis.
The construction of the church also fits SÄPO's description presented with the Yearbook last week: "Russia establishes footholds and platforms in Sweden, both physical footholds on the ground and ideological or social footholds."
Säpo also notes that "religious tools ”are used to influence Sweden.
Read more (in Swedish): Kyrka byggs nära flygplatsen – pekas ut som ryskt säkerhetshot: ”Chockerande”