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★ Intelligence Services & Agencies

132,076.  For the past century Russian history has also been the history of its security services.  They were used by the Soviet state to crush dissent.  But while many things may have changed in today’s Russia, its security network is arguably stronger than ever.  And the reason behind that is the rise of a lowly Lieutenant-Colonel to president of this vast country.  This is the story of the KGB.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  KGB: The Sword & The Shield, History 2019

 

132,077.  Enemies have been a preoccupation throughout Russian history.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.  

 

132,078.  The first head of the secret police was the son of a Polish Catholic aristocrat – Feliz Dzerzhinsky – he soon earned the name Iron Felix.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.  

 

132,079.  Much of Soviet modernisation was achieved on the back of Gulag slavery.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.  

 

132,080.  It was execution on an industrial scale.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid. 

 

 

132,133.  Nowhere would prove more important to Soviet Intelligence than a leafy English university town … The Soviets recruited the most notorious spy ring in history – the Cambridge Five.  From 1940 these five Cambridge spies began to leak details of an American project to build a super-weapon.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  KGB: The Sword & The Shield II: Berija & Co

 

132,134.  Khrushchev set out to reposition the communist party as the true defender of the people.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.      

 

132,135.  Philby would go on to serve the KGB as a trainer.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.      

 

132,136.  Andropov set about reversing many of the freedoms gained under Khrushchev.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.      

 

132,137.  The KGB had a mole somewhere at the very top of the CIA.  No-one had a clue who he was.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.      

 

 

132,215.  In the summer of 1991 secret orders were sent out from KGB headquarters to field officers throughout the Soviet Union.  The chairman of the KGB, Vladimir Kryuchkov, had ordered a quarter of a million pairs of handcuffs and three hundred thousand arrest warrants, and cancelled all KGB leave.  Citizens of Moscow knew nothing of all this until tanks were on the streets.  The announcement didn’t reveal that President Gorbachev was under house arrest in his dacha in the Crimea.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia & Coup)  KGB: The Sword & The Shield III, BBC 2019

 

132,216.  Yeltzin now had control of the security apparatus.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.    

 

132,217.  Just one month after he [Putin] took office, four apartment blocks in major Russian cities were bombed.  The outrage was attributed to Chechyan rebels.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia & Putin)  ibid.    

 

132,218.   The poison attack was a warning to others: if you step out of line, there is no safe refuge.  Radioactive polonium destroyed Alexander Litvinenko over 22 agonising days.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia & Assassination Cases)  ibid.    

       

132,219.  One year after the annexation of Crimea, a protest march was organised in Moscow by opposition leader Boris Nemsov.  On the even of the march, Nemtsov was murdered within sight of the Kremlin.  He was shot four  times in the head, heart, liver and stomach.  All the CCTV cameras in the area were switched off for maintenance.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia & Assassination Cases & Crimea & Protest & Demonstration)  ibid.      

 

132,220.  The security service has a state.  (Intelligence Services & Security & Soviet Union & Russia)  ibid.      

 

 

132,107.  Take one unclaimed cadaver that had died at St Steven’s hospital – a labourer of no fixed abode; give him a name, a rank, a British uniform, and false mission papers; and set him adrift where the Germans will find him.  And so begins Operation Mincemeat: an incredible Allied deception to divert the Reich armies from Sicily.  This is the true story of the spy who never was, the corpse that changed the course of World War II.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services)  Spies of War I: The Soldier Who Never Was, History 2019

 

132,108.  The body would carry confidential documents suggesting an invasion in Sardinia and Greece.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services)  ibid.  

 

 

132,175.  You don’t know their names.  You’ve never seen their faces … British spies during the Second World War – their mission to deceive Adolf Hitler to ensure the success of the D-Day landings in Normandy.   A life in the shadows that transformed these five agents into masters of deception.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services)  Spies of War II: The D-Day Spies  

 

132,176.  The biggest deception campaign in military history was conceived: Operation Bodyguard.  At the head of the mission, the London Controlling Section: an ultra-secret organisation of high ranking army and secret service personnel.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services & Operations)  ibid.  

 

132,199.  Its mission: using a network of double agents to mislead intelligence services of the Reich.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services)  ibid.

 

132,200.  The largest military operation of the twentieth century.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services)  ibid.  

 

132,201.  Under the direction of spymaster Thomas Harris, Garbo quickly expands his network of fictional informants, creating 27 imaginary agents.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services)  ibid.  

 

132,202.  The target of an upcoming Allied attack: the Bay of Biscay, north of Spain.  (Spy & Deception & World War II & Intelligence Services)  ibid.  

 

 

132,251.  He pursued a brilliant career in the Soviet army.  One of the most influential members of the USSR.  But in 1960 he betrays his country to offer his services to the American enemy.  Colonel Oleg Penkovsky, a spy embedded in the vaults of Soviet power.  But can he be trusted?  (Spy & Intelligence Services & Betrayal)  Spies of War III: The Spy Who Saved the World      

 

132,252.  America’s secret weapon: a prolific spy who almost single-handedly pulled the world from the brink of nuclear wear.  (Spy & Intelligence Services & Betrayal)  ibid.  

 

132,253.  He compromised over 300 KGB & GRU officers.  (Spy & Intelligence Services & Betrayal)  ibid.  Randy Burkett, CIA historian  

 

132,254.  At the end of 1961, Pentovsky continues sharing intelligence with his contact Janet Chisholm, unaware of the intense surveillance on him by the Soviet secret service.  (Spy & Intelligence Services & Betrayal)  ibid.  

 

 

132,365.  It was supposed to be the best kept secret on the planet – code-named The Manhattan Project.  Its success would assure the United States’ dominance over its new rival.  Yet from the start it became the target of the greatest industrial spy operation of the twentieth century.  No secret was safe; no-one could be trusted.  (Spy & Intelligence Services)  Spies of War IV: The A-Bomb Spies

 

132,366.  Spies infiltrate every research site including Los Alamos.  (Spy & Intelligence Services)  ibid. 

 

132,367.  The spy Klaus Fuchs is invaluable to USSR Intelligence Services.  (Spy & Intelligence Services)  ibid.  

 

132,368.  Ethel and Julius Rosenberg: the couple has been a part of the New York network of Soviet agents for a long time.  (Spy & Intelligence Services)  ibid.

 

 

133,032.  Inside MI5: The spies working to keep the country safe.  What’s it like to work for MI5?  The terror attacks they foil and those they don’t.  Tonight: Inside MI5: Keeping the UK Safe, ITV 2020     

 

133,033.  Living amongst us are thousands of people working secretly to try and keep threats to the country at bay.  ibid.    

 

133,034.  For decades after it was set up it officially didn’t even exist.  ibid.

 

133,035.  Electronic surveillance is just as important as modern-day counter-terrorism.  MI5 has the capability to intercept phone calls, see browsing histories, and exploit CCTV.  But where does that leave our privacy.  (Intelligence Agencies & Privacy & Surveillance)  ibid.

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