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Written in English


  • Trials, litigation,
  • Frank Cass & Co,
  • Intelligence service,
  • Intelligence and national security,
  • Espionage,
  • Soviet Union. Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti,
  • Soviet Union

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The Physical Object
Pagination50 6 2.4
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25242481M
LC Control Number2009085460

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Vassiliev Notebooks. A collection of 8 notebooks and loose pages kept by Alexander Vassiliev while researching in the KGB archives. In the mids, Vassiliev researched Soviet espionage in America as part of an SVR-supported book project. His notebooks contain summaries of documents, transcriptions, and his own notes.   For a tantalizingly brief two-year period in the early s, Vassiliev was given access to Stalin-era KGB files in order to write about KGB operations. The new book shows how the Soviets went Author: Alex Kingsbury. Alexander Alexandrovich Vasiliev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Васи́льев; 4 October – 30 March ) was considered the foremost authority on Byzantine history and culture in the midth century. His History of the Byzantine Empire (vol. 1–2, ) remains one of a few comprehensive accounts of the entire Byzantine history, on the par with those. Spy Mystery Solved. he produced a series of books and papers with both academic and political import. Wynn died at the age of 91 on Septem

John Earl Haynes is a modern political historian in the Manuscript Division, the Library of Congress. He lives in Kensington, MD. Harvey Klehr is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Politics and History, Emory University. He lives in Atlanta, GA. Haynes and Klehr are coauthors of der Vassiliev, journalist, novelist, and coauthor with Allen Weinstein of The Cited by: The latest addition to this corpus of documentation are Alexander Vassiliev Papers deposited at the Library of Congress. They include Vassiliev’s notebooks with his handwritten notes, the draft chapters for The Haunted Wood, which he wrote in , and part of the record of his London libel suit against John Lowenthal’s publisher. Alexander Vassiliev Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Original Archive. Library of Congress, Manuscript Division; Language. English; Publishers. Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) Rights. CWIHP - The Cold War International History Project welcomes reuse of Digital Archive materials for research and educational purposes. Alexander Vassiliev’s notes on “Knyaz’” (Laurence Duggan) file, Archival No. , Yellow Notebook #2, pp. Vassiliev’s notes cited in the translation by Philip Redko, reviewed and edited by Alexander Vassiliev and John Earl Haynes (). ↩.

From , Weinstein and partner Alexander Vassiliev, a journalist and onetime KGB staffer, examined Soviet spy files dating to the s. Providing corroboration for much of this material was a huge pile of recently declassified correspondence between Moscow and its American agents — the so-called VENONA papers — which were decoded by. Historians' Muted Response to the Vassiliev Papers Is Surprising as well as reviews of a book based 3 A video of the second day of the conference on Alexander Vassiliev's Notebooks and the. The genesis for this article was the London libel action that Alexander Vassiliev brought against John Lowenthal on the basis that “Venona and Alger Hiss,” Lowenthal’s article in Intelligence and National Security magazine, had accused him (and Allen Weinstein, co-author of The Haunted Wood, the first book based on the Vassiliev.   Romerstein, a veteran cold warrior, and Breindel, the former editorial-page editor of The New York Post (he died before the book's publication, at the age of 42), are not the first to discuss the Venona papers in depth--readers of The Haunted Wood, by Allen Weinstein and Alexander Vassiliev, and Whittaker Chambers, by Sam Tanenhaus, will know /5(77).