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    Passports, Spooks and Jeremy Clarkson

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    This week on From Moscow With Love we talk about “Top Gear” and its host Jeremy Clarkson, passports and IDs, espionage and the popularity of English in Russia and the world.

    The program's presenter — Nataly Stefanova was recently stopped by the Moscow police and asked for documents. How commonplace is this practice and what is considered a legal ID here?

    Spying is the second oldest profession in the world. Meanwhile, The Economist claims it is a bumbling and murky business. We look at the realities and Vasily makes a confession… or two.

    International Women's Day is a big holiday in Russia, which has been celebrated for a hundred years. How popular is this date around the world?


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    International Women's Day, spying, police, Moscow
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