September 24, 2021

February 2022 Book Release: Cayman Writer Peter Polack’s Soviet Spies Worldwide: Country by Country, 1940–1988

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Book Extract On 24 September 1971 the UK expelled 90 Soviet diplomatic and other representatives on espionage charges and barred the return of 15 others who were temporarily out of the country. The names of the 105 Soviet intelligence operatives had been provided one month earlier to British counterintelligence officers by a KGB defector, Oleg Adolfovich Lyalin, who also […]

How Vladimir Putin became one of the most feared leaders in the world

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By Pamela Engel From Business Insider Russian President Vladimir Putin has quickly become one of the most powerful and feared politicians in the world. But he’s had a long climb to the top — he spent years working in Russian intelligence and local politics before becoming the leader of the country. And Putin could become […]

Alexander Litvinenko poisoning ‘probably approved’ by Putin

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From Newsmax The radiation poisoning of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 was “probably approved” by Russian President Vladimir Putin, a British judge said Thursday at the conclusion of a public inquiry into the spy’s agonizing death. “The FSB (Russian security agency) operation to kill Litvinenko was probably approved by Mr Patrushev […]

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