Poteyev had access to almost all the secrets about Russia's spying
operations in the United States
significant damage to Russian security. Sentence of 25 years in prison.
hitman had been sent after the man who betrayed Russia's spying operation
The unmasking of the spy ring made Poteyev one of Russia's most senior
turncoats in decades
fled Russia by traveling to Belarus where U.S. intelligence agents spirited
him back to the United States.
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