Brussels, Dec 7 (UNI) Hungarian prosecutors have filed charges against a Hungarian member of the European Parliament for allegedly spying for Russia.

Radio Free Europe on Thursday said that Mr Bela Kovacs, a member of Hungary's radical nationalist Jobbik party, was accused of "spying against EU institutions" and "engaging in espionage in the interests of a foreign state," prosecutors said in a statement on December 6.

The charges filed in a Budapest court also include fiscal fraud and falsification of documents leading to substantial financial losses to the European Parliament institutions, the statement said.

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