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England / KGB Defection #305852

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Defection here of top KGB agent Oleg Gordievski (sic) and implications for USSR and West intelligence examined; his role as double agent for several years in England and Denmark reviewed. [Intelligence expert Phillip KNIGHTLEY - notes importance of information brought by Gordievski.] British government's expulsion of several suspected KGB agents discussed. [Expelled Radio Moscow reporter Sergei SYENKO and "Pravda" CORRESPONDENT - decline comment.] [NEIGHBOR - reacts to news.] [Russian translator Alyona KOJEVNIKOV - thinks Gordievski will fit in nicely with W. society.] Irony in defection explained.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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