On Saturday, September 26, Russia and the Estonia exchanged two convicted spies over a bridge over the Piusa River separating the two countries.

Estonians received Eston Kohver, a security officers convicted by a Russian court in August to 15 years in jail. Estonia accused Russia of kidnapping Kohver on Estonian soil, an accusation that Moscow denies. He had spent 13 months in a Russia prison. The Estonian President, Toomas Hendrik, referred to Kohver as a “tough and loyal” officer.


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