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Spy Affair

Spy Affair

Wondery
True Crime
9 episodes
A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, everyone has secrets and almost nothing is what it seems. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes SPY AFFAIR a story about deception, appearances and betrayal. Hosted by Celia Aniskovich.
  • Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politi...
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  • Celia chats with Aricia Skidmore-Williams and Brooke Siffrin of Wondery’s Even the RIch podcast about her relationship with Maria, the making of the series and the one question she never found the answer to.   Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App....
    Play33m 38s
  • Patrick gets closer to the highest office in the land than Maria ever did as tensions in Washington DC reach breaking point.   Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/spyaffair Support us by supporting our spons...
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  • As the walls close in on Maria, Patrick believes he holds information that might turn Maria’s case around. But will it be enough? Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/spyaffair Support us by supporting our...
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  • Maria meets Patrick in his hotel to share some good news and some troubling news. Patrick advises her to talk to Uncle Sam but as political tensions rise in Washington DC, it’s not clear who is friend and who is foe. Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in...
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  • Patrick invites Maria to a party but he has an ulterior motive. Maria is enjoying American student life but a knock at the door will spell trouble for her and Paul. Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/spyaffai...
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  • As Patrick and Maria grow closer, someone else begins to take a closer look at the young Russian: the FBI. They dig into her background in Russia as a gun rights activist, and her strange connection to a top Russian official with close ties to Putin. Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair early an...
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  • Graduate student. Gun enthusiast. Political activist. There are several sides to this mysterious Russian woman who arrives in America. But soon, her connections with powerful politicians and wealthy businessmen will begin to raise suspicions.  Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair early and ad-fr...
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  • A story about deception, appearances and betrayal. Listen to new episodes of Spy Affair early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/spyaffair
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