Russian spy Chapman strips off for men's magazine

Russian spy Chapman strips off for men's magazine

The publication of the pictures comes after Chapman received one of the highest medals for espionage yesterday in a restricted Kremlin ceremony.

The pictures, which show Chapman sporting G-strings and wielding a pistol, were posted by the Russian men's magazine 'Maxim' in a trailer on its website (
"The redhead appears on the cover of the Maxim magazine's November issue that goes on sale on Thursday, sporting nylon and lace and wielding a revolver," RIA Novosti reported.
The magazine has also included Chapman in the list of this year's 100 sexiest women.
A trailer on also promised more pictures and Chapman's first interview since she was deported from the United States under the biggest spy swap since the end of the Cold War.

"Anna has done more to excite patriotism in Russians than our football team and the Bulava missile put together," the magazine claimed.

President Dmitry Medvedev gave the country's highest state honours to ten "sleeper agents" expelled from the United States in late June after pleading guilty to conspiring to act as unregistered foreign agents.Ten Russians were but were swapped with four men convicted for spying in favour of the West.

The spies received a hero's welcome in Russia, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin leading them in a patriotic Karaoke sing-along.A local bank providing services to the aerospace and defence industry has recently hired Chapman as an aide to its president.