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Britain-USSR Relations / Expulsions #305889

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 14, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) USSR 's retaliatory expulsions of British dipls., businessmen and journalists following Britain's expulsions of Soviet counterparts after KGB defection in London examined. [Voice of "Daily Telegraph" reporter Robin GEDYE - notes reactions of British community in Moscow to expulsions.] Soviet public said unaware of defection of KGB official Oleg Gordievsky; importance of Gordievsky's role in KGB and as double agent for over 2 decades considered. [Intelligence expert Phillip KNIGHTLEY - notes understood agreement between KGB and British intelligence.] Britain's threat of further expulsions mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Schieffer, Bob

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