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Sutyagin to Meet Relative

A relative of Igor Sutyagin, the defense analyst convicted of espionage in 2004 and deported to Britain during a spy swap between Russia and the United States in July, will visit him in London, Interfax reported.

News reports said Russian authorities had stalled on applications for foreign-travel passports filed by Sutyagin’s relatives.

But the researcher’s brother, Dmitry, said Friday that one of the relatives had obtained a passport and was planning a trip “in the nearest future.” He did not identify the relative.

(MT)


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