Peter Deriabin
Peter Deriabin (1921-1992) (Петр Дерябин) was a Russian Communist Party member, World War II veteran, SMERSH agent, and KGB agent who later defected to the United States. He started working for the Ce...
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Pyotr Semyonovich Popov
Pyotr Semyonovich Popov (July 1923 - 1960) was a major in the Soviet military intelligence apparatus (GRU). He was the first GRU officer to offer his services to the Central Intelligence Agency after ...
Aleksandr Dmitrievich Ogorodnik
Alexander Dmitrievich Ogorodnik (Russian: Александр Дмитриевич Огородник, 1939 - June 22, 1977 in Moscow) was a Soviet diplomat who, while stationed in Bogotá, was blackmailed by Colombian intelli...
Vitaly Yurchenko
Vitaly Yurchenko (Russian: Виталий Юрченко; born May 2, 1936) is a former high-ranking KGB officer in the Soviet Union. After 25 years of service in the KGB, he defected to the United States durin...
Stanislav Levchenko
Stanislav Alexandrovich Levchenko (born July 28, 1941) is a former Russian KGB major who defected the United States in 1979. He obtained U.S. citizenship in 1989.Levchenko was born in Moscow, obtained...
Moe Berg
Morris "Moe" Berg (March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972) was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball who later served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Al...
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Boris Morros
Boris Morros (January 1, 1891 - January 8, 1963) was an American Communist Party member, Soviet agent, and FBI double agent. He also worked at Paramount Pictures, where he produced films as well as su...
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Orlov
Alexander Mikhailovich Orlov (Russian: Александр Михайлович Орлов), born Lev Feldbin, 21 August 1895 – 25 March 1973), was a General in the Soviet secret police and NKVD Rezident in the Seco...
Reino Häyhänen
Reino Häyhänen (May 14, 1920 – 1961) was an ethnic Finnish Soviet Lieutenant Colonel who defected to the United States.
Born into a peasant family near Leningrad, Häyhänen rose above his mod...
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Anatoliy Golitsyn
Anatoliy Mikhaylovich Golitsyn CBE (Russian: Анатолий Михайлович Голицын; born August 25, 1926) is a Soviet KGB defector and author of two books about the long-term deception strategy of the KGB l...
Boris Yuzhin
Boris Yuzhin (born February 21, 1942) is a former Soviet spy. He was a mole in the KGB, spying for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the 1970s and 1980s before being caught and imprisoned.Yuzhin ...
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Yuri Nosenko
Lt. Col. Yuri Ivanovich Nosenko (Russian: Юрий Иванович Носенко; October 30, 1927 – August 23, 2008) was a KGB defector and a figure of significant controversy within the U.S. intelligence communi...
Nicholas Shadrin
Nicholas George Shadrin, born Nikolai Fedorovich Artamonov (1922 - December 1975), was a Soviet naval officer serving in Gdynia, Poland who defected to the United States of America in 1959.
Shadri...
Dmitri Polyakov
Dmitri Fyodorovich Polyakov (Russian: Дмитрий Фёдорович Поляков) (6 July 1921 – 15 March 1988) was a Soviet Major General, a high-ranking GRU officer, and a prominent Cold War spy who revealed Sov...
Adolf Tolkachev
Adolf Georgievich Tolkachev Адольф Георгиевич Толкачёв (1927, Aktyubinsk, Kazakhstan – September 24, 1986) was a Soviet Union electronics engineer who provided key documents to the U.S. Central Intell...
Gennady Varenik
Gennady Varenik was a KGB official who was also a CIA agent. He was arrested in East Berlin in 1985 by the KGB, interrogated using a truth drug, tried for treason and executed. He is one of the 25 Sov...
Ignace Reiss
Ignace Reiss (1899–1937)–AKA "Ignace Poretsky," "Ignatz Reiss," "Ludwig," "Ludwik", "Hans Eberhardt," "Steff Brandt," Nathan Poreckij, and "Walter Scott (an officer of the U.S. military intelligence)...
Heinz Barwich
Heinz Barwich (22 July 1911 in Berlin – 10 April 1966 in Cologne) was a German nuclear physicist. He was deputy director of the Siemens Research Laboratory II in Berlin. At the close of Worl...
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Nikolai Khokhlov
Nikolai Evgenievich Khokhlov (Cyrillic: Николай Евгеньевич Хохлов) (7 June 1922, Nizhny Novgorod - September 2007 San Bernardino, California) was a KGB officer who defected to the United States in 195...
Ruth Fischer
Ruth Fischer (11 December 1895 – 13 March 1961) was a German Communist, a co-founder of the Austrian Communist Party in 1918. She later became a staunch anti-Communist activist and, according to...
Arkady Shevchenko
Arkady Nikolayevich Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Аркадій Миколайович Шевченко October 11, 1930 – February 28, 1998), a Soviet diplomat, was the highest-ranking Soviet official to defect to the Wes...
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Francis Gary Powers
Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977) was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union ...
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Oleg Penkovsky
Oleg Vladimirovich Penkovsky (Russian: Олег Владимирович Пеньковский; 23 April 1919 - 16 May 1963), codenamed HERO, was a colonel with Soviet military intelligence (GRU) during the late 1950s and ...