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The Spy Who Was Abel

Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
Translation: Paul E. Richardson

July/Aug 2010
Page 42   ( 8 pages)

Summary: Rudolph Abel was one of the most accomplished Soviet intelligence agents of the post-war period - an "illegal" who was legendary, not slipshod and sloppy, like the 11 "illegals" detained in the US in June 2010. Nikolai Dolgopolov peels back the mask to give us a look at Abel’s life and profession through the eyes of his daughter.

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