No TV Show for Chapman

Anna Chapman, deported from the United States to Russia along with nine other Russian agents in July, will not host a sports news program on state-run Rossia Two television, Interfax reported Monday.

Komsomolskaya Pravda reported Sunday that Chapman had applied for the job, but Dmitry Mednikov, head of the VGTRK holding that controls all three Rossia channels, denied this.

Rossia Two deputy editor-in-chief Vyacheslav Dukhin told Komsomolskaya Pravda that he had discussed an unspecified TV project with the ex-spy.

Chapman was also rumored to be seeking a host job at TNT television in October, but its management denied the reports.

(MT)

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