“The leak gave the Kremlin a propaganda victory and caused a furor in Germany, and could also strain Germany’s relations with North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies,” the newspaper writes.

Margarita Simonyan published a recording of the conversation between the German military on March 1.

A full transcript of the conversation in Russian is posted on her page on the VKontakte social network.

The recording was made on February 19, 2024.

Taking part in the conversation are Chief of Operations and Exercises of the Bundeswehr Air Force Command Frank Graefe, BBC Bundeswehr Inspector Ingo Gerhartz, as well as employees of the Air Operations Center of the Bundeswehr Space Command Stefan Fenske and Frohstedte (name not given).