Sep. 25, 1971 - Britain Examples 105 Russians After KGB Defector Exposes Soviet Spy Net In London: Britain expelled 90 Russian diplomats and officials yesterday for spying , forbade the return of 15 others temporarily out of the country and put a limit on the numbers of officials the Soviet Government may station in London. The drastic action came after the defection of senior agent of the KGB intelligence service earlier this month and his disclosure of plans to infiltrate saboteurs and more spies into Britain. The agent has not been named

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Sep. 25, 1971 - Britain Examples 105 Russians After KGB Defector Exposes Soviet Spy Net In London: Britain expelled 90 Russian diplomats and officials yesterday for spying , forbade the return of 15 others temporarily out of the country and put a limit on the numbers of officials the Soviet Government may station in London. The drastic action came after the defection of senior agent of the KGB intelligence service earlier this month and his disclosure of plans to infiltrate saboteurs and more spies into Britain. The agent has not been named. Photo Shows: Police stand on guard outside the Russian Intourist offices in Regent Street, London. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)