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Canada / USSR Spy Case #52573

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 10, 1978
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(Studio) Update on USSR spy attempts in Canada with Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Ottawa, Canada) Details of USSR spy attempts in Canada given, include use of Marlboro cigarette package, Coca-Cola can and orange peel. Prime Min. Trudeau's statement that USSR and Canada still friends noted. [TRUDEAU - supposes KGB does conduct spying activities, without asking other cntry.'s permission, and that Canada will continue to try to prevent it.] Reaction of USSR embassy member cited. [Victor MIKHEEV - says there's not sufficient reason for expulsion of 13 Soviet diplomats.]
REPORTER: John Martin

Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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