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One Year Ago — Belgian Diplomat Accused of Helping Russia : “Stirred, not Shaken”

“During one of the phone calls we listened to, he (Oswald Gantois) said himself that he had played too much James Bond but that every diplomat must be a bit of a spy.” Ann Fransen — Belgian federal prosecutor ‘I never … Continue reading

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SEXPIONAGE — From Russia with Love [2019]

“Every westerner who goes to Moscow knows that some girl may get into his bedroom, but people continue to get trapped… It’s human nature, I suppose.” Phillip Knightley — “The Second Oldest Profession — Spies and Spying in the Twentieth Century” … Continue reading

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On This Day — U2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers Exchanged in Spy Swap for KGB Rudolf Ivanovich Abel (February 10 1962) [2019]

“He [Francis Gary Powers ] performed his duty in a very dangerous mission and he performed it well, and I think I know more about that than some of his detractors and critics know, and I am glad to say … Continue reading

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Humour — Putin Tells a KGB Joke. A Bit Dark but Funny.

“Whoever does not miss the Soviet Union has no heart. Whoever wants it back has no brain.” Vladimir Putin — President of Russia Vladimir Putin is certainly a tough and uncompromising President but he also can be quite funny when he wants … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — SEXPIONAGE : From Russia with Love

“Every westerner who goes to Moscow knows that some girl may get into his bedroom, but people continue to get trapped… It’s human nature, I suppose.” Phillip Knightley — “The Second Oldest Profession — Spies and Spying in the Twentieth … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former Double Agent : “Self-destruction of humankind has been put back on the agenda”

“I believe that you will serve our common cause selflessly and courageously. I believe in the final victory over the treacherous enemy. This belief has given me strength. [The men and women of the SVR] must save the world in … Continue reading

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Belgian Diplomat Accused of Helping Russia : “Stirred, not Shaken” — UPDATE : Guilty; 12 Months Sentence

“During one of the phone calls we listened to, he (Oswald Gantois) said himself that he had played too much James Bond but that every diplomat must be a bit of a spy.” Ann Fransen — Belgian federal prosecutor ‘I never … Continue reading

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Belgian Diplomat Accused of Helping Russia : “Stirred, not Shaken”

“During one of the phone calls we listened to, he (Oswald Gantois) said himself that he had played too much James Bond but that every diplomat must be a bit of a spy.” Ann Fransen — Belgian federal prosecutor ‘I never … Continue reading

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On This Day — U2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers Exchanged in Spy Swap for KGB Rudolf Ivanovich Abel (February 10 1962)

“He [Francis Gary Powers ] performed his duty in a very dangerous mission and he performed it well, and I think I know more about that than some of his detractors and critics know, and I am glad to say … Continue reading

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SEXPIONAGE: From Russia with Love [2018]

“Every westerner who goes to Moscow knows that some girl may get into his bedroom, but people continue to get trapped… It’s human nature, I suppose.” Phillip Knightley, author of “The Second Oldest Profession — Spies and Spying in the … Continue reading

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