Sunday 23 July 2017

Russia's honeytrap snaps another victim in 'dirty tricks' sting

Tony Halpin in Moscow

The filming could have been organised only by the security services

It is a classic Russian story of sex, secret police and a honeytrap involving a sultry model named Katya. Oh, and puppets.

The satirist and Kremlin critic Viktor Shenderovich became the latest victim yesterday of what opponents of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin allege is a dirty tricks campaign to entrap them.

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