Preparations are apparently underway for an exchange of accused spies in Russia and the United States. During the Cold War, the West and the Soviet Union frequently traded spies, or at least those accused of espionage. A look at some notable cases:
SOURCE: | The Washington Post - July 8, 2010
U.S. and Russia complete spy exchange Article | After more than a decade of furtively infiltrating America, members of a Russian spy ring busted by the FBI returned Friday to their masters in Moscow, following a swap on an Austrian tarmac for four Russian prisoners, who were whisked to freedom in Britain or the United States.
Don't expect Russian 'illegals' to go away Article | Two questions: Have we caught all the "illegals" that Russia's security service, the SVR, has planted over the years in the United States? And will the SVR press the reset button with the Obama administration and not send additional "illegals" to this country?