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Episode Nine: Living in the Grey Zone - MI5 and the Russia threat Into The Grey Zone

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In this final episode, we have the first ever interview with serving MI5 officers who work in counter intelligence.

Tom and Kate talk about the challenge of grey zone threats from Russia and reveal their shock at the Salisbury spy poisonings.

They also reveal that the Security Service has bolstered protection for people in the UK deemed at risk from Russia and is doing “everything we can” to prevent another Salisbury-style attack, but there are no “absolute guarantees” – in the grey zone.

Guests:
Tom, senior MI5 intelligence officer working on Russia
Kate, MI5 intelligence officer investigating the activities of Russia’s military intelligence agency, the GRU
Lord Mark Sedwill, former UK national security adviser
Dominic Grieve, former senior Conservative MP, former chair of Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee, former attorney general

Credits:
Written and narrated by Deborah Haynes
Edited and produced by Chris Scott
Production support from Sophia McBide and Michael Greenfield
The Head of Sky News Radio is Dave Terris

In this final episode, we have the first ever interview with serving MI5 officers who work in counter intelligence.

Tom and Kate talk about the challenge of grey zone threats from Russia and reveal their shock at the Salisbury spy poisonings.

They also reveal that the Security Service has bolstered protection for people in the UK deemed at risk from Russia and is doing “everything we can” to prevent another Salisbury-style attack, but there are no “absolute guarantees” – in the grey zone.

Guests:
Tom, senior MI5 intelligence officer working on Russia
Kate, MI5 intelligence officer investigating the activities of Russia’s military intelligence agency, the GRU
Lord Mark Sedwill, former UK national security adviser
Dominic Grieve, former senior Conservative MP, former chair of Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee, former attorney general

Credits:
Written and narrated by Deborah Haynes
Edited and produced by Chris Scott
Production support from Sophia McBide and Michael Greenfield
The Head of Sky News Radio is Dave Terris

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