Vienna nest of spies: Why Austria is still centre for espionage

Vienna nest of spies: Why Austria is still centre for espionage
 

I watched from a distance as a chartered maroon and white plane from New York, carrying 10 Russian spies, parked on the runway at Vienna airport next to a Russian plane with four more agents on board.
It was July 2010 and I was reporting on the biggest spy swap between Russia and the United States since the Cold War.
It came as little surprise that Vienna had been chosen as the site for the largest exchange of secret agents since the Cold War.
The city has a long tradition as a hotbed of international espionage, and it continues up to the present day.
The latest case has come as a... read more

 
17 November 2018 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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