Topic: Igor Sutyagin
The US-Russia spy swap today in Vienna was aimed at bringing a quick close to spy tales that have transfixed the media. But London – a magnet for Russians – is likely to remain a hotbed of spies.
07/09/2010 04:05 pm
Spy swap would have ten people arrested in the US exchanged for a number of people in Russian jails, convicted of spying for the West.
07/08/2010 03:24 pm
Quick resolution of the Russia spies case indicates that US-Russia negotiations over the matter have been fairly amicable. During the cold war, spy swaps occurred only after convictions and prison time.
07/08/2010 02:09 pm
Igor Sutyagin is one of several accused US spies is to be traded later today for Anna Chapman and 10 other alleged Russian agents held in the US. A quick spy swap, say Russian analysts, means Russian spies will be home before they can spill many secrets.
07/08/2010 01:43 pm
Russia and the US reportedly are working out a deal to swap spies, according to the brother of a nuclear researcher convicted of spying in Russia. It's a tactic honed during the cold war.
07/07/2010 02:58 pm