The riveting story of the hundred-year intelligence war between Russia and the West with lessons for our new superpower conflict with China. Espionage, election meddling, disinformation, assassinations, subversion, and sabotage - all attract headlines today about Putin's dictatorship. But they are far from new. The West has a long-term Russia problem, not a Putin problem. 'Spies' presents secret archives and exclusive interviews with former agents to tell the history of the war that Russia and the West have been waging for a century.