Russian spies' guilty plea sets stage for swap


Ten defendants accused of spying for Russia have pleaded guilty in New York to acting as foreign agents.

The pleas are expected to set the stage for the biggest spy-swap between Russia and the USA since the days of the Cold War.

The arrests were made more than a week ago, after an investigation which lasted more than a decade.

Gordon Corera reports.

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