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Vladimir Sakharov

Vladimir Sakharov, USSR Defector.

Background

  • Sakharov, Vladimir was born in 1945. Son of a diplomat.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), 1968.

    Career

    • Worked as a Soviet diplomat and intelligence agent in Egypt, North Yemen and Kuwait. Transferred to Moscow Radio. Defected to the West, 1972.

      Settled in the USA. Lectured on the work of Soviet spies abroad.
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    Born 1945
    (age 72)
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