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Russian Press Posts 'Spy' Mug Shots

The "Vedomosti" website offers readers a nostalgic look at the mug shots of all 10 of the reputed Russian "spies" exchanged in the prisoner swap with the United States on July 9.

We're still waiting for the "Whac-a-Mole" version.

-- Central Newsroom

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