“The two brothers watched, stunned, as their parents were put in handcuffs and driven away in separate black cars. Tim and Alex were left behind with a number of agents, who said they needed to begin a 24-hour forensic search of the home; they had prepared a hotel room for the brothers. One of the men told them their parents had been arrested on suspicion of being unlawful agents of a foreign government.” From The Guardian: The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies. (This reminds me of the day my nine year-old discovered my tweets.)