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Suspected Russian Spies Go On Trial

By Thomas Niedermueller (GETTY) – Jan 15, 2013 

STUTTGART, GERMANY - JANUARY 15: Federal State lawyers Wolfgang Siegmund (L) and Rolf Hannich (R) attend the trial of accused Russian spies with the aliases Andreas and Heidrun Anschlag in court on the first day of the trial on January 15, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. The couple, with the aliases Andreas and Heidrun Anschlag, came to Germany in 1988, reportedly as KGB spies, and continued operating for the modern Russian intelligence service while maintaining a front as immigrants from South America until their arrest in late 2011 by German police. Among the couple's biggest coups was recruiting Dutch Foreign Ministry worker Raymond Valentino Poeteray, who sold them top secret NATO documents. The couple also had a daughter while living in Germany who is now in her early 20's and reportedly knew nothing of her parents' true identity and espionage activities. German law enforcement authorities came onto the Anschlags' trail following the arrests last year of 10 Russian spies in the United States. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)