Russian says spy row will blow over

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The highest-level Russian official to visit Washington since the arrest of the alleged spy Aldrich Ames said Moscow believed it had developed enough trust with the US to overcome any problem, Reuter reports from Washington. 'We take any damage done to the Russian-American partnership very seriously,' the Deputy Foreign Minister, Grygory Mamedov, said as he arrived for talks at the State Department.