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Belarus Begins Trial Of Four Suspected Spies --> Belarus state-run TV showed a makeshift container it said was used to transfer information across the border (file) (NTV) September 4, 2007 -- The closed trial of four people accused of spying for Poland has begun in the Belarusian capital, Minsk.

The four -- all Belarusian citizens -- allegedly were involved in passing information about Belarusian air defense installations to Polish agents.

A fifth suspect, a Russian officer accused of working with the four, is to face trial in Russia.

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has repeatedly accused Poland of trying to undermine his government.

(Reuters, dpa)

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