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KGB’s most dangerous officer unveils secrets of Soviet intelligence

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on October 3, 2007

Western counterintelligence agencies attempted to re-recruit Soviet agents; several traitors defected to the West, and some Soviet diplomats committed adultery in “the ways that defy imagination,” according to Viktor Budanov, a former chief of the KGB’s Directorate K. The Directorate K, one of several sub-directorates within the First Chief Directorate (external intelligence) of the KGB, was disbanded following the August 1991 events. The Soviet-era defector Oleg Gordievsky described Budanov as the KGB’s grimmest and most dangerous person. Viktor Budanov speaks with correspondent Ilya Tarasov:

Pretty interesting article from Pravda.


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  1. Patrick Truax said, on October 3, 2007 at 5:50 am

    A former Line K member around to give interviews. I’ll bet he’s still employed..

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