A former British spy who handed over data on western intelligence operations to the Soviet Union is celebrating his 90th birthday.
George Blake was eventually jailed for 42 years for his betrayal before he fled to Moscow in 1966 where he has remained ever since.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has said his work deserves the highest praise and respect.SPYING IS STILL A VERY REAL THING, AND THE KGB IS MORE POWERFUL THAN EVER.
THEY PROBABLY HAVE MANY ASSETS HERE IN THE USA - IN THE HIGHEST ECHELONS OF OUR BUREAUCRACIES AT THE CIA, FBI, STATE DEPARTMENT SENATE - AND EVEN THE WHITE HOUSE.
AND I MEAN JOHN KERRY, VALERIE JARRETT, DAVID AXELROD - AND EVEN BARACK "FLEXIBILITY" - OBAMA, AMONG OTHERS.