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    • Near and Distant Neighbors

    • A New History of Soviet Intelligence
    • By: Jonathan Haslam
    • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Previous histories have focused on the KGB, leaving military intelligence and the special service - which specialized in codes and ciphers - lurking in the shadows. Drawing on previously neglected Russian sources, Haslam reveals how both were in fact crucial to the survival of the Soviet state. This was especially true after Stalin's death in 1953, as the Cold War heated up and dedicated Communist agents the regime had relied upon - Klaus Fuchs, the Rosenbergs, Donald Maclean - were betrayed.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Horrendous performance, interesting material

    • By Alex on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $29.95