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Ulysse Nardin Mono Boutique Opens in Moscow with Anna Chapman as a Special Guest

First mono brand boutique Ulysse Nardin opened in Moscow. The opening ceremony was officiated by the president of Ulysse Nardin, Rolf W. Schnyder and special invitee Russian spy Anna Chapman (who was invited to cut the ribbon). The new boutique presents a full range of masterpieces of legendary Swiss manufacture — Complicated Timepiece, Exceptional Timepiece, Marine, Ulysse, Macho, Ladies Timepiece, Dual Time and Classico collections. Ulysse Nardin is a watch manufacturer founded in 1846 in Switzerland. Historically Ulysse Nardin was best known for being a manufacturer of marine chromometres. Incorporating a new design concept, the new Ulysse Nardin boutique has an elegant and radiant interior, creating a comfortable environment for customers to shop from a wide range of Ulysse Nardin[...]

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ULYSSE NARDIN - Opening of Exclusive Flagship Store in Moscow

A white carriage, drawn by white horses and preceded by a uniformed marching band disgorged a well-kept secret. In the company of Rolf Schnyder, CEO of Ulysse Nardin, the gorgeous Anna Chapman alighted. The opening ceremony was similar to a scene out of a fairy tale. Nikolskaya Street was closed to all traffic while a renowned full uniformed band marched down the street to famous Russian military tunes stopping in front of the Boutique. A white covered carriage pulled by 2 white horses followed with Mr. Rolf Schnyder accompanied by the gorgeous and notorious Anna Chapman. Local, national and international press and television were waiting in front of the boutique to capture the important ribbon cutting ceremony which was held at preciously 11:11 am (the number “1” is lucky in Russian[...]

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Anna Chapman, the Russian spy loved by the media

Eleven alleged Russian spies have been arrested, but just one of them gets all the attention – the pretty one. Anna Chapman has become the face of the story. Photographs of her appear on the front pages of all the British papers today. The phrases "femme fatale", "flame-haired" and "Bond girl" are liberally trotted out in the English-speaking press the world over. She is also being much ogled at online. "She can spy on me anytime," is one of the milder comments on a YouTube video of her. The Huffington Post collects some of the many "risqu? pics" that Chapman posted of herself on her Facebook page. It invites readers to rate them on a scale of one to 10, with one being "nyet" and 10 being "red hot". The New York Daily Post admires her "Victoria's Secret body" while its rival the New[...]

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Russian spies receive top Kremlin honours - reports

Russia's Interfax news agency quoted a presidential spokeswoman as saying the spies received the awards at a ceremony in the Kremlin. Ten spies had admitted in a US court to being agents for a foreign country. Continue reading the main story Russia Spy Row US and Russia in airport spy swap Russia spies plead guilty in US 'Russian spy suspect was my wife' Spy suspect 'missing' in Cyprus Moscow then agreed to exchange four US spies for the Russian agents and the swap was carried out in Vienna in July. It was America's biggest spy swap with Russia since the Cold War. Keeping low profile "A ceremony took place in the Kremlin today to hand top state honours to a number of Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) employees, including the spies who were working in the United States and returned to[...]

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Anna Chapman becomes advisor at Moscow bank

Anna Chapman, the Russian spy who was recently deported from the United States, has become an advisor to the president of a Moscow bank. Chapman, who was among 10 Russian sleeper agents arrested in the United States in June, has been an advisor on investment and innovation since October 1, a statement from the Fondservicebank said. She is also engaged in writing a book about the potential of web resources, the statement said. Chapman, the sultry spy who attracted worldwide media attention after her arrest, put in an unexpected appearance at the Baikonur space center last week, where she watched the launch of Russia's Soyuz TMA-M spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). While the other members of the group have kept out of sight since a Russia-U.S. spy swap in July, Chapman has[...]

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Anna Chapman in surprise appearance at Baikonur

Ms Chapman watched the launch of Russia's Soyuz spacecraft, carrying a US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts for the International Space Station, from the Baikonur cosmodrome. She did not make any public comments. Ms Chapman was among 10 Russians arrested in the US who admitted to being agents for a foreign country. More serious money-laundering charges against them were dropped. Moscow agreed to exchange four US spies for the 10 Russian agents and the swap was carried out in Vienna on 9 July. 'Just arrived' Ms Chapman watched as Russian cosmonauts Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka and America's Scott Kelly blasted off for the ISS early on Friday. Anna Chapman at Baikonur Ms Chapman refused to answer any questions from the media It was her first public appearance since she returned[...]

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Angelina Jolie hits Moscow with her new spy blockbuster

A recent Russian-U.S. spy scandal gave an additional boost to a new Hollywood blockbuster presented in Moscow on Sunday by its main star Angelina Jolie. Jolie came to Moscow to promote the film, Salt, where she plays a CIA officer Evelyn Salt accused of being a Russian spy. Her Russian name was Chenkov and she was totally devoted to the mission she had been trained since childhood. After her Russian spy master killed her beloved husband, the war against the United States stopped to be her ultimate goal. The film, loaded with the chase and tough fight scenes, comes shortly after ten Russian spies were exchanged for four U.S. spies in a deal with Washington. The spy scandal was heated by the international media mulling the story of the leading female heroine in the spy row - Anna Chapman.[...]

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Putin promises bright future to deported Russian spies

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he had met with Russian spies deported from the United States following Russia-U.S. spy scandal and assured them of a bright and interesting life in the future. The ten individuals were arrested by U.S. law enforcement on June 27 on suspicion of being part of an espionage ring spying for Russia. They were quickly tried and flown out of the United States in an exchange for four people convicted of spying in Russia for the West. "I am sure they will work in decent places, I am sure they will have an interesting and bright life," Putin told a news conference during his visit to Ukraine. Putin said they sang patriotic songs accompanied by live music and talked about life during the meeting. BEING A SPY IS TOUGH Putin, a former KGB officer with[...]

Putin says he sang patriotic songs with Russian spies deported from United States

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he had met with Russian spies deported from the United States following Russia-U.S. spy scandal and sang patriotic songs with them. "I met with them," Putin said, answering the journalists' questions whether he met with 10 Russian spies deported from the United States after Russian-U.S. spy scandal. Ten people were arrested by U.S. law enforcement on June 29 on suspicion of being part of an espionage ring. After the spy swap deal they were deported from the United States. Putin, as a former KGB officer, said he had talked for life with the spies. The premier said they sang songs accompanied by the live music. Among the others, they sang a famous patriotic Russian song "What Motherland starts from". Commenting on the spies' future, Putin said[...]

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Anna Chapman just wants to concentrate on selling houses, not her story'

Anna Chapman's lawyer yesterday dismissed claims that his client is being held for interrogation by the Russian secret services, instead saying that the redheaded spy is spending time with her family and trying to restart her real estate business. Russian media have speculated that Ms Chapman, along with the other nine spies deported from the US earlier this month, are being held in a secret facility belonging to the SVR, Russia's external intelligence agency, at Yasenevo in southern Moscow. Sources in the SVR said they are being interrogated and debriefed there by SVR agents. Yesterday, however, Robert Baum, who acted as Ms Chapman's lawyer in the US and says he is still in regular contact with her, claimed that the 28-year-old has had very little contact with the Russian government[...]