The red-headed Russian spy is back in the U. Anna Chapman , one of several men and women sent back to Moscow for espionage earlier this year, graces the pages of the men's magazine's January issue. They are included as part of an article written by John H. Richardson , author of "My Father the Spy. It was suggested several months ago that the year-old would appear nude in Playboy.
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An attractive young woman from Russia with bright red hair who insinuates herself into certain circles, seeking real influence with Americans. Sound familiar? That's because there have been two women like that: Anna Chapman in , and now, accused spy Maria Butina. Butina came to the U. Until she was charged with acting as a foreign agent.
S he is one of the most famous spies of post-Soviet Russia, but now Anna Chapman has a new career — as a clothes designer. Her range of dresses and handbags, under a label that will bear her name, was launched at a fashion show in Turkey earlier this month and will soon go on sale in Russia. Chapman, who was deported from the US to Russia in after a long-term Russian intelligence operation of so-called sleeper agents was uncovered by the FBI, claims her new mission is imbued with the same values as the old one, and is inspired by Russian patriotism. Some of the handbags in the range feature the covers of Russian literary and revolutionary classics, such as Nikolai Chernyshevsky's What Is to Be Done? I wanted to make something that was part old-Russian, part modern.
At the time of her arrest she was accused of espionage on behalf of the Russian Federation's external intelligence agency, the Sluzhba vneshney razvedki SVR. Chapman pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government. Learning that Chapman had wanted to return to the United Kingdom, the UK government revoked her British citizenship and excluded her from the country.