George Blake, a former British spy and double agent in service of the Soviet Union, in Moscow in 2006.

FILE – In this file photo taken in Nov. 15, 2006, George Blake, a former British spy and double agent in service of the Soviet Union, seen in Moscow, Russia. Blake, who turns 95 Saturday Nov. 11, 2017 said in a statement carried by the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service that Russian spies now face a task of saving the world. Blake has lived in Russia since his escape from British prison in 1966. (AP Photo, File)