Tag archive for ‘Vasili Mitrokhin’
Ronen Bergman On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: The fight against Zionism and world Jewry

  In January 1972, Operation Simon entered its final stage. A team from Service A, a key department in the KGB’s First Chief Directorate (which was responsible for collecting intelligence and special More...

Ronen Bergman On Friday, October 28th, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: An aliyah of agents (Part 5 of 5)

It was June 18, 1967, shortly after 5pm. The last of the Russian diplomatic personnel had left the embassy building in Ramat Gan and minutes later, the Shin Bet stormed in. “The Russians took everything, More...

Ronen Bergman On Friday, October 28th, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: Recruiting foreign diplomats (Part 4 of 5)

As far as Moscow was concerned, the years leading up to the 1967 Six-Day War were a successful period for the Russian intelligence in Israel. Not only did they manage to recruit local agents and spies—some More...

Ronen Bergman On Friday, October 28th, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: Agents in positions of power (Part 3 of 5)

On one thing there is no dispute: The Mitrokhin documents show that from Day One, the State of Israel has been a top target for the Soviets. “The Soviet Union voted in favor of the establishment of Israel More...

Ronen Bergman On Friday, October 28th, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: ‘Illegals’ in Israel (Part 2 of 5)

In October 1970, the office of Yuri Andropov—the head of the KGB at the time and later the general secretary of the Communist Party—issued an operational order at the agency’s highest classification More...

Ronen Bergman On Friday, October 28th, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: Leaking thousands of documents (Part 1 of 5)

No one seemed to suspect the mustachioed elderly man walking on the streets of a capital in the Baltics, towards the British Embassy’s gates. Years of skillfully concealing his feelings successfully More...

Ronen Bergman On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Secret documents expose Israeli politicians, senior defense officials as KGB spies

Three MKs, senior IDF officers—including a major general—engineers and employees working on classified military projects, and intelligence officers were just a handful of the agents and assets the KGB More...

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