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K. G. B.
by Christopher Andrew
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This history of the world's largest and most powerful intelligence service, the KGB, from its origin after the Russian Revolution to the present day, analyzes its operations against subjects as diverse as the EEC, Margaret Thatcher, Solidarity and Libya.
This history of the world's largest and most powerful intelligence service, the KGB, from its origin after the Russian revolution to the present day, analyzes its operations against subjects as diverse as the EEC, Margaret Thatcher, Solidarity and Libya. This study also provides an insight into Gorbachev's relations with the KGB and examines the disintegration of the Soviet bloc. Christopher Andrew has also written "Secret Service". Gordievsky was a KGB colonel who worked for British intelligence as a penetration agent in the KGB from 1974. He escaped to the West in 1985.
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The evolution of the KGB; Tsarist origins (1565-1917); the Cheka, counter-revolution and the "Lockhart Conspiracy" (1917-21); Foreign Intelligence and "active measures" in the Dzerzhinsky era (1919-27); Stalin and spy-mania (1926-38); "Enemies of the People" abroad (1929-40); Sigint, agent penetration and the "Magnificent Five" from Cambridge (1930-9); World War II (1939-41); the Great Patriotic War (1941-5); the takeover of Eastern Europe (1944-8); Cold War - the Stalinist phase (1945-53); the Cold War after Stalin (1953-63); the Brezhnev era - the East, the Third World and the West (1964-72/3); the decline and fall of Detente (1972-84); the Gorbachev era (1985-). Appendices: KGB Chairmen; Heads of the First Chief Directorate (Foreign Intelligence); the organization of the KGB; the organization of the KGB First Chief Directorate (Foreign Intelligence); KGB First chief directorate (Foreign Intelligence) headquarters, Yasenevo; KGB First chief directorate (Foreign Intelligence) headquarters, Yasenevo, main building; the organization of a KGB residency; KGB residents in major capitals; KGB residents in: USA, London, Dublin, Paris, Bonn, Rome, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and Japan.
K. G. B.: The Inside Story by Christopher Andrew
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