9 December 2013. The unblurred 3-page full document was posted to DocumentCloud:
5 December 2013
Sweden Spied on Russia for NSA
Google translation from Swedish.
Starting today makes SVT a row revelations of historic proportions. So here
we have thought about the publication of the data.
We can document including show that Sweden has been a leading partner to
the U.S. in espionage against Russia. The documents reveal the very close
ties between the Swedish intelligence FRA and its American counterpart NSA.
SVT's Mission Review and SVT News has exclusive access to the material that
originated with the former CIA employee Edward Snowden, who also worked at
The Guardian in England, the Washington Post and New York Times in the United
States, Der Spiegel in Germany, Le Monde in France are some examples of media
companies that the last half of published material derived from Edward Snowden
Among the information that brought the most attention are the revelations
that the NSA wiretapped Angela Merkel's cell phone and that the United States
allowed the bug its allies in EU buildings .
In SVT, we have carefully considered what information can and should be
published. The basic principle is simple: We'll tell you about conditions
that are important for the public to know, even if those in power might dismiss
Considering the material sensitive content publications preceded by careful
assessment of each task.
We are convinced that it is an important task for SVT to publish. The material
shows a new way how Sweden and FRA are involved in world politics.
Both FRA and NSA have been offered comment on our data.