From the archive, 17 November 1979: Art historian who spied for the Soviet Union

In 1972 a humble naval lieutenant in a financial jam sold some humble naval secrets to the Russians. The judge at his trial spoke of a “monstrous betrayal” and sentenced him to 21 years. That, amid the myriad issues of the Blunt affair, is a point of reference worth recalling. The sub-lieutenant traded a few […]