A Royal Navy petty officer has been sentenced to eight years in prisons for passing nuclear submarine secrets to British intelligence agents impersonating Russian spies.
Andreas Anschlag, 46, a mechanical engineer, and his spouse Heidrun, 52, a housewife, were arrested in a police raid in October last year.
The FBI swooped down on the ring, after investigators became concerned it had infiltrated a well-connected consulting firm operating in New York and Washington.
Secret videos of a group of Russian undercover agents have now been released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Two suspected Russian spies operating
in Germany for more than 20 years have been arrested in the
first case of its kind since German reunification.
President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday handed top state honours to the Russian spies deported from the United States in July in the biggest spy scandal since the Cold War, the Kremlin said.
PM Vladimir Putin, a former KGB sleuth himself has promised "bright life" to 10
Russian spies exchanged with the US, including `hot spy` Anna Chapman, and even sang patriotic songs with them.
Russian `spies` freed last
week are undergoing lie detector tests as an evaluation of performances.
While they passed along no US secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to the US and received "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
There are thousands of Russian
secret agents currently living in the United States, claims a
former double agent who worked for the CIA.
Former MI5 head believes that Russia still possesses large intel community.
Three of the 10 accused Russian spies held by the US were ordered to stay in detention on Friday.
Life wasn`t so dashing for the suspected Russian spies arrested this week.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai