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Published: 24 September 2015

400 Pages | 20 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198708490

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Near and Distant Neighbours

A New History of Soviet Intelligence

Jonathan Haslam

  • The first ever substantiated and complete history of Soviet intelligence - from 1917 to the end of the Cold War
  • Based on a mass of recently declassified Soviet intelligence material
  • Covers all main branches of Soviet espionage - the civilian (most famously embodied in the KGB) and their military intelligence rivals (the GRU), as well as their 'poor relations' in signals intelligence
  • The essential secret background to the history of international relations in the twentieth century - and to Russian intelligence operations today

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