Swedish spy who sold Cold War secrets to Soviets dies at 77

January 29, 2015 3:05 PM

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Stig Bergling, one of Sweden's most notorious Cold War spies who sold details of its defenses to the Soviet Union in the 1970s, has died at the age of 77, Swedish media reported on Thursday.

Bergling stole top secret defense documents while he was working for the Swedish security service, handing them to a Soviet military intelligence agent in Beirut.

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