Square near spy agency HQ takes name of MI6 officer who defected to Russia in 1963

Moscow has named a square after Kim Philby, the British double agent who defected to the Soviet Union in 1963, near the headquarters of Russia’s foreign intelligence service.

The move comes as relations between the UK and Russia are at lows not seen since the cold war over the poisoning of the former double agent Sergei Skripal, allegedly by Russian spies.

Related: Documents that Kim Philby passed to USSR on display for first time

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