Despite her plain, peasant like appearance, Colonel Irina Sedova is a ruthless killer used to giving orders at the highest level within the Soviet machine.
“‘And who’s the woman?’ asked James. ‘Is she one of them?’
‘She’s running the whole thing for Menzhinsky,’ said Fairburn. ‘Colonel Irina Sedova, but they call her Babushka, the Grandmother. She might look harmless but she’s the worst of the lot.’”