Damian Lewis: Spy Wars

Trojan Horse

Series 1 - Episode 6 Trojan Horse

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Summary

In 1980, KGB officer Vladimir Vetrov began to spy for the French Intelligence Service, passing more than 4,000 documents to his French and Nato handlers revealing the extraordinary depth of the Soviet industrial espionage mission against the West. Vetrov was motivated to turn on his country because of his disillusionment of KGB nepotism and the oppressive stagnation of the USSR. In 1982, he was arrested for the murder of a bystander and the attempted murder of his mistress, a KGB secretary. Sentenced to prison by Soviet authorities, his crime of treachery only later came to light.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Damian Lewis
Drama Documentary