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Escape from the CIA: How the CIA Won and Lost the Most Important KGB Spy Ever to Defect to the U.S. download epub

by Ronald Kessler


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Escape from the CIA. Ronald Kessler. The most American part of the book starts on page 9 and resumes on pages 21-44, with reports of an FBI agent and Yurchenko in 1975 through 1980 going to fancy Washington restaurants for lunch and a string of drinks.

Escape from the CIA. Officially, "They met to discuss threats against the embassy from demonstrators or nuts. p. 9). FBI agent "Joyce knew the KGB officer so well that when he heard he had defected, he accurately concluded that Yurchenko's mother must have died.

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Escape from the CIA book. Kessler has won eighteen journalism awards, including two George Polk awards-for national reporting and for community service. Kessler has also won the American Political Science Association's Public Affairs Reporting Award, the Associated Press' Sevellon Brown Memorial Award, and Washingtonian magazine's Washingtonian of the Year award. Franklin Pierce University awarded him the Marlin Fitzwater Medallion for excellence as a prolific author, journalist, and communicator.

Most important, his writing powers were at their peak, at least in theory. This seemed least fathomable of all - the most uncompromising writer ever, bowing to conventional taste?

Most important, his writing powers were at their peak, at least in theory. This seemed least fathomable of all - the most uncompromising writer ever, bowing to conventional taste?

From this haven, Yurchenko denied ever having defected, telling the press he had been drugged and kidnapped by the CIA.

On August 1, 1985, Yurchenko, a globe-trotting security officer who had a tour of duty at the Soviet embassy in Washington, . during the mid-1970's, turned himself over to the resident CIA agent in Rome. From this haven, Yurchenko denied ever having defected, telling the press he had been drugged and kidnapped by the CIA.

Award-winning journalist Kessler investigated the inner workings of the CIA and interviewed Colonel Vitaly Yurchenko himself to find out in this classic work. Kessler reveals how the CIA missed making the most of the espionage coup of the century.

com: Escape from the CIA: How the CIA Won and Lost the Most Important KGB Spy Ever to Defect to the . This book charges that the Central Intelligence Agency was grossly negligent in its handling of KGB defector Colonel Vitaly Yurchemko, who simply walked away from a single CIA guard at a Georgetown restaurant in November 1985 and returned to the Soviet Union. This became a major scandal at a time of many similar incidents.

Why did the most important KGB spy ever to defect to the . go back to the Soviet Union? Award-winning journalist Kessler investigated the inner workings of the CIA and interviewed Colonel Vitaly Yurchenko himself to find out in this classic work.

Escape from the CIA by Ronald Kessler, 2001, Diane . Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. The story of Soviet spy Vitaly S. Yurchenko, who was the biggest catch in the history of the (CIA. As chief of security at the Soviet embassy in Wash.

Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. he reported directly to Amb. Dobrynin & to the KGB resident, who headed the KGB contingent at the embassy. Just before his defection in the 1980s, Yurchenko had been in training to be a gen. in the KGB. He defected to the . in Rome & was in the custody of the CIA. However, in Wash. he walked out on his CIA handlers & disap.

Explains why a top KGB defector fled the CIA and returned to Russia after only three months
Escape from the CIA: How the CIA Won and Lost the Most Important KGB Spy Ever to Defect to the U.S. download epub
Military
Author: Ronald Kessler
ISBN: 0671726641
Category: History
Subcategory: Military
Language: English
Publisher: Pocket Books; First Edition edition (April 1, 1991)
Pages: 210 pages