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2009-02-25 15:08:00

National Texting Tour Will Introduce 542542, kgb's Text Answer Service and Collect America's Questions in the Process, Learning What Americans Are Worried About, Laughing About and Talking About NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- kgb, (www.kgb.com), the creator of the 542542 (kgbkgb), the new text answer service, recently kicked off an 18-market quest to find out what Americans really want to know. A squad of highly trained kgb Special Agents will be traveling the country in a fleet of...

2008-12-30 13:30:58

Moscow acquired the secret of the hydrogen bomb from an atomic spy at the Los Alamos weapons lab in New Mexico, a new book says. The Nuclear Express: A Political History of the Bomb and its Proliferation, by Thomas C. Reed and Danny B. Stillman, does not name the suspected spy, but says he was born in the United States, grew up in a foreign country, fell in with communist sympathizers during the Depression and worked at Los Alamos during World War II. Afterward, he became deeply involved in...

2008-09-12 09:00:05

By Pete Yost Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Grand jury transcripts released Thursday from the biggest espionage case of the Cold War raise questions about whether Ethel Rosenberg was convicted and executed based on perjured prosecution testimony. The Rosenbergs were convicted of passing nuclear weapons secrets to the Soviet Union and were executed in 1953. Since then, decrypted Soviet cables have appeared to confirm that Julius Rosenberg was a spy, but doubts have remained about Ethel...

2005-09-18 18:15:21

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's feared KGB spy service penetrated all levels of the Indian government under Indira Gandhi in the 1970s and became a major cash backer of her Congress (R) party, according to a book published on Monday. The KGB operation in India during that period was its largest in the world outside the Soviet bloc and it even had to create a new department to handle it, according to The Mitrokhin Archive II based on the KGB's own secret files. "During...

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