Tag Archives: Espionage


Why were the Rosenbergs sentenced to death? Overview podcast

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were found guilty of espionage and sentenced to death for their role in passing information about the US nuclear programme to the Soviet Union.

New US embassy in Moscow

Bugs in the building! Why Reagan halted construction of the new embassy in Moscow

The Soviets had bugged the new building with technology that the United States was struggling to disable.