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Former KGB official surprised by spy arrests


Matt Frei speaks with former KGB general Oleg Kalugin about the recent arrests of 10 alleged Russian 'agents' in the US.

Kalugin, who was a longtime head of KGB operations in the US before becoming a critic of the agency and being stripped of his rank, said the KGB used to view covers working under false identities as too risky and too expensive.


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