US, Russia trade alleged spies for alleged spies

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Almost as quickly as the story broke that a large ring of Russian sleeper agents was operating in the U.S., officials from the two countries seemed to scramble for a face-saving solution. The agreement: trade the 10 Russian agents arrested in late June for four men currently imprisoned in Russia for alleged contracts with Western intelligence agencies. What does this swap signify in Russian ? U.S. relations?

We’re joined by Peter Baker, White House correspondent for the New York Times.

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