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One Russian Spy Left Kids Behind

Vicky Pelaez's sons abandoned but not worried

(Newser) - The children of Vicky Pelaez, the Peruvian sent to Moscow last week with the other nine accused Russian spies, are still in the US and are penniless, their aunt tells the New York Post . The Red Cross is helping 17-year-old Juan Lazaro Jr.—whose dad's name is actually Mikhail...

Alleged Spy Left Island: Cyprus Official

Suspected Russian agent made bail, then disappeared

(Newser) - The suspected Russian spy who went missing in Cyprus after being granted bail has likely fled the island, the nation's justice minister says. Christopher Metsos, 54, is accused of acting as a go-between for an espionage ring in the US and Russian handlers. Prosecutors in the US are using Metsos'...

One Alleged Russian Spy Confesses, Say Feds

'Juan Lazaro' admits working for Moscow

(Newser) - One of the alleged Russian spies has confessed that he is, in fact, a Russian spy, federal prosecutors say. In opposing bail, the feds revealed that Juan Lazaro told them he and his wife (also charged) worked for the "service," a reference to the modern version of the...

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