Friday, December 10, 2010

British Cold War Spy and Traitor Kim Philby Honored By Russian Intelligence Agency

Kim Philby, the notorious British Cold War spy and traitor, was honored by the Russian SVR, the successor to the KGB, with a plaque in Moscow.

You can read the BBC account of the ceremony via the below link:

Although the Russian leadership under Vladimir Putin, a former KGB agent, may think highly of Philby, most Western government, military and intelligence officials think of Philby as a traitor, a rotter, and a murderer.

You can learn more about Philby in a U.S. News & World Report article via the below link:

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