CIA officer killed in Somalia after US announcement of possible withdrawal

According to a former senior US presidential administration official, a CIA officer was killed in Somalia. He was injured during a special operation and later died. Writes about this CNN. The identity of the officer was not disclosed, but the source said that before working in intelligence, he served ...

Medicine or politics: a CIA officer visited Moscow and returned to the United States with a mysterious illness

During his 26 years with the CIA, Mark Polymeropoulos has spent a lot of time in harsh conditions, such as the war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. But he never received any injury until December 2017, when he ended up at the Marriott ...

CIA and State Department veterans: on protests, Trump’s chances for re-election and Russian intervention

The mass protests in the United States caused by the death of African American George Floyd had real grounds, but both local radicals and Moscow will try to use them to their advantage. This opinion is shared by the majority of American security experts from among the former military ...

Operation Aerodynamics: how the CIA looked for Ukrainians with anti-Soviet sentiments

Since the late 1950s, the CIA has been conducting Operation Aerodynamics to fuel anti-Soviet sentiment in Ukraine, the BBC says, citing The Guardian. As part of the operation, the agency was looking for Ukrainian athletes at the Olympics who wanted to flee the Soviet Union. An American helped them in this ...

'Intelligence success of the century': the CIA overheard half the world using a device created by the Russians

For many decades, the intelligence services of Germany and the United States have been collecting classified information from other states, since they had direct access to the Swiss company that manufactures encryption equipment Crypto AG, the BBC writes. This firm has supplied encryption devices to governments of 120 countries since the beginning of the Cold War ...

'Billion Dollar Spy': Former KGB Major Dies in Virginia

In the city of Vienne, Virginia, at the age of 73, former KGB major Viktor Sheimov, who in 1980 fled the USSR with the help of the CIA, died, writes News.ru. According to Olga Sheimova, her husband died on October 18 from complications due to ...

Searching for 'Agent Penis': 58-year-old American woman tried to infiltrate the CIA and climbed into Obama's house

A woman from North Carolina, accused of illegally entering the headquarters of the CIA, violated a court order and sneaked into the former residence of 44 US President Barack Obama. Repeatedly besieging the CIA checkpoint, she demanded to "talk to Agent Penis." 58-year-old Jennifer Hernandez four times ...

From mind control to murder: how the CIA tested drugs and poisons on Americans

The CIA has tested drugs and poisons on Americans for decades. Information about this was destroyed, but the relatives of the victims managed to get closer to the truth decades later. About the means by which the American special services achieved control over consciousness and what happened to the participants in the secret program, tells The ...

Russian hackers hacked FBI communication system: how Washington avenged

On December 29, 2016, the US authorities announced that they would give 35 Russian diplomats just 72 hours to leave the States. The Obama administration also seized two estates on the east coast, owned by the Russian government. The public justification for the removal and closure of territories by the Obama administration was ...

American spy who left the Kremlin: what is known about Oleg Smolenkov

Who is Oleg Smolenkov, what did he do for the United States and why, after escaping from Russia, he did not change his name and openly lived in the States. The BBC has found out the details of the American life of the Russian ex-official. Late Monday evening, September 9, the family of a former Russian ...

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