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  • The Assets

    The treason began on April 16, 1985. Aldrich Ames, played by actor Paul Rhys, walked into the Soviet Embassy in Washington, D.C. and delivered classified CIA documents. He would continue to provide information to the Soviets for another nine years.
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  • The Assets

    Sandy Grimes, played by actress Jodie Whittaker, started in at the CIA in the clerical pool. She would rise to be a case officer and one of the key players in identifying Aldrich Ames as a CIA mole.
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  • The Assets

    Aldrich "Rick" Ames, played by actor Paul Rhys, was a career CIA officer turned mole for the Soviet Union. His treason would lead to the execution of a many as ten Soviet assets.
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  • The Assets

    Soviet KGB officer and defector Vitaly Yurchenko, played by actor John Lynch, passes his time in a suburban DC safe house. He would lead the CIA to a mole in their midst. But was it the one they were really looking for?
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  • The Assets

    A CIA agent leaves a dead drop of money for a KGB double agent in a Moscow park.
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  • The Assets

    Caught by the KGB while making a dead drop to a Soviet asset, case officer John P is expelled from the Soviet Union.
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  • The Assets

    A secret meeting in plain sight. A Soviet general meets with a CIA handler at a U.S. Embassy gala.
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  • The Assets

    Leonid Poleschuk, played by Darius Petkevicius, picks up a dead drop of rubles in a briefcase, left for him by his CIA case officer.
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  • The Assets

    Leonid Poleschuk, played by Darius Petkivicius, talks to KGB agents who are unaware of his secret affiliation with the CIA.
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  • The Assets

    Leonid Poleschuk, played by Darius Petkivicius, gave his handlers valuable information until his execution at the hands of the KGB.
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  • The Assets

    CIA mole Aldrich Ames, played by actor Paul Rhys, waits to meet his KGB handler in public, in broad daylight.
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  • The Assets

    CIA asset Leonid Poleschuk flees approaching KGB agents after picking up a dead drop left for him by the CIA.
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