Tag: KGB

Top 7 JFK files the CIA still keeps secret

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It is not a theory that the CIA is still keeping secrets about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. It is a documented fact. Here is what is known about seven key JFK files —

Murdered spy Alexander Litvinenko gave MI6 secret briefings about key ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin

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British security services handed Alexander Litvinenko a confidential government document that summarised private meetings held with a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Independent has learnt. MI6 allegedly asked the late spy to provide “expert analysis” on a

Ex-Spy Christopher Boyce on Snowden, WikiLeaks, and NSA Backdoors

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A smart young dropout is welcomed into a promising career in the top secret world of U.S. defense contracting, but he’s quickly shocked to discover the deception practiced by America’s intelligence agencies at the highest levels. Disillusioned and outraged, he

REVIEW: The Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency

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By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. New York, NY: Checkmark Books, Facts-on-File, 2003. 282 pages. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ An encyclopedia is defined as a comprehensive reference work containing full, complete, in-depth, thorough, wide-ranging, all-encompassing, accurate, exhaustive, articles on numerous aspects of a particular

REVIEW: The Stasi Files. East Germany’s Operations Against Britain

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By Anthony Glees. London, UK: Free Press, 2003. 461 pages. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The East German security police, the notorious Stasi whose reign of terror ended when the Communist system collapsed in 1989, was the offspring of two separate traditions of state

Russian officer convicted of spying for CIA

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MOSCOW — A military court on Friday convicted a Russian officer of passing missile secrets to the CIA and sentenced him to 13 years in prison, officials said. Lt.-Col. Vladimir Nesterets also was stripped of his military rank after he

Russia Names New GRU Chief

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The Russian Defense Ministry says a new chief has been appointed to the country's largest spy agency, the GRU military intelligence service. Major General Igor Sergun was named head of the General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate on Monday. He replaces