okt 232015
 

Defector Boris Karpichkov claims Russia had a secret agent in GCHQ and Williams knew who it was A Russian defector has claimed that the MI6 spy who was found dead in a padlocked holdall in his bath in Pimlico was “exterminated” by Russian intelligence agents because he refused to become a double agent and knew the identity of a Kremlin spy working inside GCHQ. Codebreaker Gareth Williams was found dead at his home in 2010. He had been a cipher [lees verder]

jul 062015
 

In the 50s and 60s, Soviet and American spies waged a secret war of espionage across the city of Toronto. At the height of the Cold War, Toronto was the site of an elaborate game of espionage played between the U.S and the Soviet Union, declassified CIA documents show. The records provide new details about how the CIA and the KGB spied on the city’s growing community of eastern European immigrants. And those details came as a surprise to at [lees verder]

jul 062015
 

Jack Barsky held a job at some of the top corporations in the U.S. and lived a seemingly normal life — all while spying for the Soviet Union The following is a script from “The Spy Among Us” which aired on May 10, 2015. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Draggan Mihailovich, producer. Tonight, we’re going to tell you a story you’ve probably never heard before because only a few people outside the FBI know anything about it. It’s a spy [lees verder]

dec 272013
 

Sir Christopher Curwen , who has died aged 84, was head of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS, or MI6) from 1985 to 1988, and it was under his aegis that the Service brought off one of its most spectacular coups, the exfiltration from Moscow of the agent Oleg Gordievsky. Successively code-named FELIKS and OVATION after being recruited by SIS in 1974, Gordievsky was its star source inside the KGB. He had provided valuable reports at a critical time in the [lees verder]