According to court papers unsealed Monday, the FBI intercepted a message from SVR headquarters, Moscow Center, to two of the defendants describing their main mission as “to search and develop ties in policymaking circles in US.”
Intercepted messages showed they were asked to learn about a broad swath of topics including nuclear weapons, U.S. arms control positions, Iran, White House rumors, CIA leadership turnover, the last presidential election, the Congress and political parties.
Hell, it sounds more like a think-tank than a spy ring... they are not being charged with espionage. Dumbasses should have registered with the Attorney General's office.
I also get a kick out of the media coverage of the "sexxxy superspy", femme fatale Anna Chapman- uh, she's cute (I wouldn't kick her out of bed for eating