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Germans Sentenced In Russia Spy Case

Germans Sentenced In Russia Spy Case
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A Russian husband and wife, convicted of spying for Russia's SVR (Foreign Intelligence Service) agency for the past 20 years, have been sentenced to 6 1/2 and 5 1/2 years in prison in Germany. "Heidrun" and "Andreas Anschlag," as the couple called themselves, were arrested in the early morning hours of October 18, 2011, in two separate raids on their family home in Marburg in central Germany and an apartment in the southern town of Balingen near Stuttgart. According to German media reports, "Heidrun Anschlag" was in the process of receiving radio messages from Moscow when German police special forces broke into her house to apprehend her. (Reuters)