Spy Expulsions NPR's Tom Gjelten reports from Washington that the Bush administration formally announced today it has expelled four Russian diplomats reported to have had links to the alleged American spy, Robert Hanssen. In addition, the United States is asking more than 40 other Russian diplomats to leave. U.S. officials say they've been concerned for a long time about Russia maintaining a large contingent of intelligence officers in the United States, working under diplomatic cover.
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Spy Expulsions

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Spy Expulsions

Spy Expulsions

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NPR's Tom Gjelten reports from Washington that the Bush administration formally announced today it has expelled four Russian diplomats reported to have had links to the alleged American spy, Robert Hanssen. In addition, the United States is asking more than 40 other Russian diplomats to leave. U.S. officials say they've been concerned for a long time about Russia maintaining a large contingent of intelligence officers in the United States, working under diplomatic cover.