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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Keeler Was Soviet Spy

LONDON () -- Christine Keeler, at the heart of a 1963 sex scandal that disgraced a senior minister and shook Britain's ruling Conservative Party, has admitted for the first time that she was a Soviet spy.

War Minister John Profumo resigned after lying about his affair with Keeler who, at the height of the Cold War, was also sleeping with a Soviet naval attach?.

"In the beginning I was spying with (socialite matchmaker) Stephen Ward, delivering stuff to the Russian embassy, but I really didn't know what I was doing," she told the celebrity magazine OK in an article published Friday.