EDF major of russian nationality, found guilty for spying for GRU. got 15 years, his father 6 years.
son was probably blackmailed into it , since they got less than 20.000 eur for over a decade´s work.
Probably you mean "ethnicity" here. Not clear if he really is - as his second name (Metsavas) sounds is different from his father's second name (sounds Russian, but may ne also Swedish Wåhlin) - he changed it to reflect his local roots. This article http://rus.delfi.ee/...iyu?id=83583993insist he is descendant of famous local aristiocrat Frederich fon Berg, also having revolution activiss and NKVD/KGB officers in his family tree.