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Defector

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.