Russia convicts colonel of exposing US spy ring (AFP)

Former Russian spy Anna Chapman, seen here in December 2010, was part of a sleeper cell that was arrested and expelled from the United States. A Moscow military court has convicted in absentia former top foreign service agent Alexander Poteyev for betraying Chapman and nine other AFP - A Moscow military court on Monday handed down a 25-year sentence to a top Russian foreign intelligence agent who was convicted in absentia of exposing a "sleeper cell" network in the United States.