History of Soviet espionage
The First Main Directorate of KGB of the USSR, (First Chief Directorate), (Russian: Первое главное управление Pervoye glavnoye upravleniye), of the Committee for State Security (PGU KGB), was the org...
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MUMMY Of An ANCIENT ASTRONAUT Found By The KGB
July 6, 2015 - The story presented needs a premise: There is little information on the network and there is only a documentary broadcast exclusively by the US television network Sci-Fi i in 1998, call...
KGB
Video of the KGB's bizarre psychic experiments, KGB ghost hunters and more with original KGB footage and interviews.
Stalin's Secret Police: Cheka
When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, Russians gained unprecedented access to the KGB archives. This documentary series, produced in 1991-92 by Russian filmmakers, contained film and photos that had nev...
NKVD - Stalin's Secret Police
When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, Russians gained unprecedented access to the KGB archives. This documentary series, produced in 1991-92 by Russian filmmak...
Cheka
Cheka (ЧК – чрезвыча́йная коми́ссия chrezvychaynaya komissiya, Emergency Committee, [tɕɪˈka]) was the first of a succession of Soviet state security organizations. It was created on December 20, 1917,...
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NKVD
The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (Народный комиссариат внутренних дел, Narodnyy Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del), abbreviated NKVD (НКВД  listen ) was a law enforcement agency of ...
NKVD - Wikipedia
KGB
The KGB, an initialism for Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti (Russian: Комите́т госуда́рственной безопа́сности (КГБ); [kəmʲɪˈtʲɛt ɡəsʊˈdarstʲvʲɪnnəj bʲɪzɐˈpasnəsʲtʲɪ], translated in English as ...
KGB - Wikipedia
GRU
Main Intelligence Directorate (Russian: Гла́вное разве́дывательное управле́ние, Glavnoye razvedyvatel'noye upravleniye; [ˈglavnəjə rɐzˈvʲɛdɨvətʲɪlʲnəjə ʊprɐˈvlʲenʲɪjə]), abbreviated GRU (Russian&...
GRU - Wikipedia
History of Soviet espionage in the United States
Since the late 1920s, the Soviet Union, through its GRU, OGPU and NKVD intelligence services, used Russian Jews and foreign-born nationals as well as Communist, and people of American origin to perfor...
Active measures
Active measures (Russian: Активные мероприятия) was a Soviet term for the actions of political warfare conducted by the Soviet security services (Cheka, OGPU, NKVD, KGB) to influence the course of...
Mitrokhin Archive
The Mitrokhin Archive is a collection of handwritten notes made secretly by KGB Major Vasili Mitrokhin during his thirty years as a KGB archivist in the foreign intelligence service and the First Chie...
Poison laboratory of the Soviet secret services
Poison laboratory of the Soviet secret services, alternatively known as Laboratory 1, Laboratory 12, and Kamera which means "The Chamber" in Russian, was a covert research and development facility of...
Cambridge Five
The Cambridge Five were a ring of spies, recruited in part by Soviet scout Arnold Deutsch in the United Kingdom, who passed information to the Soviet Union during World War II and at least into the ea...
Operation INFEKTION
Operation INFEKTION was a KGB disinformation campaign to spread information that the United States invented HIV/AIDS as part of a biological weapons research project at Fort Detrick, Maryland. The Sov...
Operation INFEKTION - Wikipedia
Operation Neptune (espionage)
Operation Neptune was a 1964 disinformation operation by the Czechoslovak secret service, the StB, involving Nazi-era documents.In 1964, the StB publicly claimed to have discovered Nazi-era intelligen...
Operation Neptune (espionage) - Wikipedia
Operation Proba (KGB)
Commander Anthony Tosswill Courtney, OBE, RN (16 May 1908 – 24 January 1988) was a British Royal Navy officer and politician. While a Member of Parliament, he was a victim of a plot apparently i...
Operation Proba (KGB) - Wikipedia
Operation Toucan (KGB)
Operation TOUCAN was a conspiracy theory which alleged that KGB/DGI public relations and disinformation campaign directed at the military dictatorship of Chile led by Augusto Pinochet, first published...
RYAN
Operation RYAN (or RYaN) was a cold war military intelligence program run by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics during the early 1980s when they believed the United States was planning for an imm...
Russian influence operations in Austria
Austria–Russia relations (Russian: Российско-австрийские отношения or Австрийско-российские отношения, German: Österreichisch-russische Beziehungen) refers to the political, economic and soci...
Russian influence operations in Austria - Wikipedia
Soviet penetration of the RCMP Security Service
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has a history dating back to 1873 and has been involved in several high-profile controversies during that time, particularly in the 1970s.
Until 1920, the RCMP's ...
Thing (listening device)
The Thing, also known as the Great Seal bug, was one of the first covert listening devices (or "bugs") to use passive techniques to transmit an audio signal. Because it was passive, being energized an...
Thing (listening device) - Wikipedia
Trust Operation
Operation Trust (операция "Трест") was a counterintelligence operation of the State Political Directorate (GPU) of the Soviet Union. The operation, which ran from 1921 to 1926, set up a fake anti-Bol...
US Army Field Manual 30-31B
The US Army Field Manual 30-31B is Cold War-era hoax conducted by the Soviet intelligence services.It is an alleged classified appendix to a US Army Field Manual that describes top-secret counter insu...
Ivan Agayants
Ivan Ivanovich Agayants (ru: Иван Иванович Агаянц) (28 August 1911 – 12 May 1968) was a leading Soviet NKVD/KGB intelligence officer of Armenian origin.Born the son of Fr Hovhanes Agayants, priest of ...
NKVD buildings
NKVD buildings in former Soviet Union - during the first years of the Soviet Union the NKVD took over a number of existing buildings, many building were also constructed for offices and investigation/...
Yuri Shvets
Yuri B. Shvets (born 1952) was a Major in the KGB during the years 1980-1990. From April 1985 to 1987 he worked in the Washington Rezidentura of the KGB.He graduated in International Law from the Peop...
MUMMY Of An ANCIENT ASTRONAUT Found By The KGB
July 6, 2015 - The story presented needs a premise: There is little information on the network and there is only a documentary broadcast exclusively by the US television network Sci-Fi i in 1998, call...
Alexander Korzhakov
Alexander Vasilyevich Korzhakov (Russian: Александр Васильевич Коржаков, born 31 January 1950 in Moscow) is a former KGB general who served as Boris Yeltsin's bodyguard, confidant, and adviser fo...
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Oleg Gordievsky
Oleg Antonovich Gordievsky (Russian: Олег Антонович Гордиевский), CMG (born 10 October 1938 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union), is a former colonel of the KGB and KGB Resident-designate (rezid...
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Lefortovo Prison
Lefortovo Prison (Russian: Лефортовская тюрьма) is a prison in Moscow, Russia, which, since 2005, has been under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. It was built...