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MP Mike Hancock: No evidence Russian aide is spy

Lib Dem MP Mike Hancock has said he has "no evidence" that a Russian woman working for him as a parliamentary aide was "in any way a threat to the UK".

According to the Sunday Times, Katia Zatuliveter, 24, was arrested on the orders of MI5 over espionage claims.

She has been taken into custody to face deportation proceedings, which Mr Hancock says she plans to appeal.

  • 05 Dec 2010
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