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He was secretly working as a double agent for the Americans during the war.
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The latest health crisis involving the chemical Novichok came about eight miles from the site where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his adult daughter, Yulia, were stricken four months ago.
That double agent had been served up by Jordan’s General Intelligence Directorate, a longtime partner of the CIA in clandestine operations.
That event is organized by Spiez Laboratory—a testing outfit that was tangentially involved in the investigation into the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia, in Salisbury, England in March.
Among others to have died are the Russian double agent Nina (killed early in season four) and FBI boss Frank Gaad (killed late in season four).
Officials have said that Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy turned double agent who was living peacefully in southwestern England, was very likely targeted as an example to future defectors.
The president’s tough-guy approach has recently been telegraphed in other ways — even, some have suggested, in the accusation that the Kremlin poisoned a former Russian double agent in Britain.
Skripal was convicted in Russia of being a double agent for Britain.
Russia has strenuously denied Britain’s claims that Moscow was responsible for the March 4 attack on a former Russian double agent, Sergei V. Skripal, and his daughter, Yulia, which has escalated into a bitter clash between the Kremlin and the West.
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Definition of double agent for English Language Learners
: a spy who pretends to spy for one government while actually spying for another
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