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Photo by: Dmitry Astakhov

In this Dec. 15, 2009, file photo, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Chief Mikhail Fradkov, left, talk during a Foreign intelligence Service flag presentation ceremony in Moscow. Less than two weeks after the FBI broke the spy ring in a counterintelligence operation cultivated for a decade, 10 Russian secret agents caught in the U.S. are back in Russia in a rapid-fire spy swap which the U.S. and Russia worked out together as only old enemies could. Four convicted of spying for the West have been pardoned and released by Moscow, and bilateral relations appear on track again. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Presidential Press Service)

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