Accessibility links

Russian Spy Anna Chapman Waves Off U.S., Russian Astronauts


Anna Chapman at the wave-off ceremony

Anna Chapman at the wave-off ceremony

Oh, the irony. Russian spy and all-round glamour girl Anna Chapman made a brief public appearance at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan today.

She watched the launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying two Russians and an American to the International Space Station from Baikonur, but did not make any public comment.

According to reports, she was at the Soyuz launch as an adviser to the president of a Russian bank.

-- Newsroom

About This Blog

Written by RFE/RL editors and correspondents, Transmission serves up news, comment, and the odd silly dictator story. While our primary concern is with foreign policy, Transmission is also a place for the ideas -- some serious, some irreverent -- that bubble up from our bureaus. The name recognizes RFE/RL's role as a surrogate broadcaster to places without free media. You can write us at transmission+rferl.org

XS
SM
MD
LG