Raid on BP: A Russian Spy Story

The day before the Duma enacted tough new foreign investment rules, two brothers with ties to Britain and the U.S. are arrested and accused of spying

Over the years, investors in Russia have grown accustomed to the unexpected. Often, just when things seem to have calmed down, the next bombshell is right around the corner. That's surely the only way to describe the extraordinary news that a manager from TNK-BP, British Petroleum's Russian joint venture, and his brother, who works for the British Council, have been arrested and accused of spying.

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