Espionage: Case of the Lovelorn Spy

Case of the Lovelorn Spy

The course of true love never did run smooth, but the affairs of confessed Soviet Agent Svetlana Ogorodnikova have proved particularly bumpy. Over the past two weeks, Ogorodnikova has disrupted the Los Angeles espionage trial of her former paramour, ex-FBI Agent Richard Miller, with sobbing assertions of his and her innocence. "Richard is not a traitor of his country," she told the judge in chambers, and "I am not Russian spy." Instead, she portrayed herself as a boozy, lovelorn emigre who rebounded to Miller after she was jilted by his colleague, former FBI Counterintelligence Agent John Hunt. Hunt has denied having...

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