VIDEO: 'Spy swap' on Estonian-Russian border ({{commentsTotal}})

Russia released videos of the exchange of Estonian security official Eston Kohver and convicted Russian spy Aleksei Dressen on Saturday morning.

The exchange took place on a bridge over River Piusa on the border of Estonia and Russia.

Russian state channel Rossija24 also used fragments of a video showing Kohver's abduction over a year ago but the video has been removed by user.

Kidnapped security officer Kohver was kidnapped on September 5, 2014. He was swapped for his former colleague in the Internal Security Service Aleksei Dressen on Saturday. Read more.

Editor: M. Oll



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