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Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

(Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence & Counterintelligence #5)

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At its peak, the KGB (Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti) was the largest secret police and espionage organization in the world. It became so influential in Soviet politics that several of its directors moved on to become premiers of the Soviet Union. In fact, Russian president Vladimir V. Putin is a former head of the KGB. The GRU (Glavnoye Razvedyvatelnoe Upravlenie) i ...more
Published September 5th 2006 by Scarecrow Press
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Super useful book, though it has some inconsistencies and I wish it had better footnotes and sources listed.
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