Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Russian spies 'at Cold War level'

For you spy numbers fans.

Russian agents are as active in Britain now as at the height of the Cold War, senior Whitehall officials have said. The sources told the BBC's Frank Gardner there were more than 30 identified intelligence officers trying to get secrets by covert means.
Targets include military hardware, scientific know-how and technology, and inside tips on Westminster politics. Businessmen who may have access to sensitive information are also of interest, as are Russian dissidents.

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