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EXPOSED: KGB operated MKs, IDF Maj-General and Shin Bet officer in Israel


Thousands of secret documents smuggled to the UK by a former KGB archivist reveal the USSR’s intelligence agency’s agents acting as KGB spies in Israel, including 3 MKs, a Shin Bet officer and a Major General, who was a member of the IDF’s General Staff.

By Ronen Bergman


Three MKs, senior IDF officers—including a major general—engineers and employees working on classified military projects, and intelligence officers were just a handful of the agents and assets the KGB operated in Israel, according to secret documents obtained by Ynetnews.


These secret documents were copied over the course of nearly 20 years and smuggled to the West in the early 1990s by Vasili Mitrokhin, a former KGB agent who became a senior official in the Soviet intelligence agency’s archives.Mitrokhin Continue Reading »