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Russia's KGB
Верность партии Верность Родине
Committee for State Security
Комите́т госуда́рственной безопа́сности
Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti
Lubyanskaya ploshchad, 2,Moscow, Russian SFSR
Now known
as the

F S B

See also:
America's CIA
+7 (495) 224-22-22
8 (800) 224-22-22
fsb@fsb.ru

•  SMS messages:
8-916-240-24-84

• Department of Military
Counterintelligence Service
(MRS) Email: uvkr@fsb.ru

• International Cooperation Department
email: ums@fsb.ru
See:
Mr Vladimir V Putin




See:
Satan's Deception
Administrative Department (UD) Russian FSB Moscow, 107031, ul.Kuznetsky Bridge, 22.
Centre for Licensing, Certification and Protection of State Secrets of the Russian FSB (Russian Federal Security Service TSLSZ) Moscow,
107031, Bolshaya Lubyanka, house 2  telephone (fax): (495) 914-30-73
 
  Founded in 1917 as the Cheka
1934: The NKVD/НКВД (Народный комиссариат внутренних дел) is formed.
1935,
August: The Russian concentration camps, known as the Gulags control 5% of the population for forced labour.
1936:
Stalin poses with Nikolai Yezhov (chief of the Soviet secret police) overlooking the Moscow canal.
From 1936 onward, Yezhov oversaw the height of the purges (approximately half of the Soviet political and military establishment were imprisoned or shot during this period).
However, in typical Stalin fashion, Yezhov fell victim to Stalin’s paranoia about disloyalty and so on April 10, 1939, he is executed, and any record of him is eradicated, even being removed from this photograph.
1939:
The Gulag concentration camps now control 10% of the population for forced labour.
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April: An NKVD/НКВД (Народный комиссариат внутренних дел, the forerunner of Russia's KGB/FSB) officer Vasili Mikhailovich Blokhin (Васи́лий Миха́йлович Блохи́н) on instruction begins executing about seven thousand Polish prisoners of war, and
their bodies are then dumped in mass graves in the Katyn forest.
1941
Vladimir Barkovsky becomes the KGB's case officer for technical inteligence, until 1947.
 
1947
February 28: In London, UK – KGB agent Aleksandr S. Feklisov obtains information from Klaus Fuchs on the development of the hydrogen bomb (the 'super-bomb') by Hungarian-born Edward Teller and Enrico Fermi at the University of Chicago, USA.
 
1949:
Vladimir Barkovsky becomes KGB station chief in New York.
 
1953
December: Soviet KGB agent Jewish Ze'ev Avni is offered a full time post in Israel's secret service Mossad (HaMossad leModi'in uleTafkidim Meyuchadim), and is posted as Israel's commercial attaché based in Belgrade.
The first secretary at the Soviet embassy in Belgrade becomes his new KGB controller.
See: CIA

1954:
KGB/КГБ
Officially Formed
Formed this year, as a direct successor of preceding agencies – such as: the Cheka/tɕɪˈka (Lenin's security organ, 1917), NKGB (Soviet secret police, 1941), and MGB (Soviet intelligence agency 1946-1953) – the KGB committee is attached to the Russian Council of Ministers as chief government agency of "union-republican jurisdiction", acting as internal security, intelligence, and secret police. (Similar agencies were created in each of the republics of the Soviet Union aside from Russia, and consisted of many ministries, state committees, and state commissions).
In the
1960s, acting upon the information of KGB defector Anatoliy Golitsyn, America's CIA counter-intelligence chief James Jesus Angleton believes the KGB has moles in two key places – the counter-intelligence section of CIA, and the FBI's counter-intelligence department – through whom they would know of, and control, US counter-espionage to protect their moles and hamper the detection and capture of other Communist spies. And that, KGB counter-intelligence vetted foreign intelligence sources, so that the moles might "officially" approve an anti-CIA double agent as trustworthy. (In retrospect, the capture of the moles Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen proves that Angleton, though ignored as over-aggressive, was correct, despite costing him his job at the CIA, which he leaves in 1975).
1957,
June 21: Colonel 'Rudolph Abel' (real name Willie Fisher, from Newcasle-on-Tyne in the UK) is arrested by the FBI in New York. (Five years latter the United States swaps him for Francis Gary Powers, the imprisoned American pilot of their downed U-2 spy plane.
See:
America's FBI
1963:
American KGB agent, Michael Straight, 'confesses' to the FBI about his recruitment and spying activities for Russia's KGB, but misrepresents it as having ended in '1942'.
1966,
October 22: In the UK – KGB Spymaster George Blake escapes from the security wing of Wormwood Scrubs prison in West London. The former MI6 officer had spied for the Russians for 12 years, exposing Britain's spyring in East Berlin to the KGB, etc, and had been sentenced in 1962 to 42-years, one year for each of the lives that Blakes treachery is alleged to have cost..
 
1972,
February 12, night: In Paris, France – The KGB burgles the Paris headquarters of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) via the main entrance with a duplicate key and removes the entire card-index database of the WJC's French supporters with details of financial contributions and 30,000 addresses in 55 countries to which the WJC French magazine 'Information Juive' is posted.
 
1973:
An estimate puts the number of people working for the KGB at 490,000.
 
In the
mid-1970s, the KGB tries to secretly buy three banks in northern California to gain access to high-technology secrets. The banks are Peninsula National Bank in Burlingame, the First National Bank of Fresno, and the Tahoe National Bank in South Lake Tahoe. These banks have made numerous loans to advanced technology companies and have many of their officers and directors as clients. The KGB uses the Moscow Narodny Bank Limited to finance the acquisition, and an intermediary, Singaporean businessman Amos Dawe, as the frontman. Their efforts are thwarted by the CIA.
 
In Paris,
France, an agent drops a number of electronic bugs into the fresh concrete mix of the new South African embassy building under construction, which would turn minute voice vibrations into an electronic signal that could be monitored outside. These are discovered too late to remove and a team is sent from South Africa with gamma ray equipment to destroy them by irradiation.
Attempted espionage on
South African Embassy.
1975: Yurii Andropov is now KGB Russian chairman.  
     
December
27, 1979: Soviet KGB troops dressed in Afghan uniforms attack the palace where Afghan President Amin is hiding, execute him, and occupy strategic locations throughout Kabul city in a forty-five minute operation.
 
1983,
January: In New York City, U.S. – South African naval officer, Commodore Dieter Felix Gerhardt (Дитер Герхардт), head of their Simonstown Naval base, is arrested for spying on behalf of the Soviet Union.
His cover is blown by Soviet double agent Vladimir Vetrov (given the codename "Farewell" by France's DST intelligence service).
His wife Ruth
held a rank in
the Russian KGB.
1985:
Born: October 7, 1952,
Leningrad, USSR

VladimirV Putin
as high-ranking KGB officer in Dresden, East Germany, during the 1980s
• KGB London Station Chief Oleg Gordievsky (Олег Антонович Гордиевский), secret agent of the British Secret Intelligence Service from 1974, defects to the West.
• KGB officer Colonel Vitaly Yurchenko (Виталий Юрченко) defects to the US during an assignment in Rome, only to return to the Soviet Union a few months later (the Soviet Embassy calls a press conference, at which Yurchenko announces he had been kidnapped and drugged by the Americans and held in forced isolation at a secluded CIA safe house near Fredericksburg, Virginia) to the embarrassment of the Reagan administration as it prepares for a Geneva summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Yurchenko later works as a security guard for a Russian bank in Moscow.

F S B
During his days as a KGB officer stationed in East Germany, Putin developed a reputation in the East German secret service (Stasi) as a wife-beater.
(Now divorced from Lyudmila, but still close to his two daughters Maria and Katja).
1991 August: The glasnost liberalisation of Soviet society provokes KGB Chairman Vladimir Kryuchkov (1988–91) to lead the Soviet coup d'état attempt to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev.
The thwarted coup d'état ends the KGB on 6 November 1991.
The KGB's successors are the secret police agency FSB ('Federal Security Service' of the Russian Federation). and the espionage agency SVR (Foreign Intelligence Service).
So the KGB, now known as the GRU (FSB in English), is head-quartered at
Khoroshevskoye shosse 76, Khodinka, Moscow, (55°46′49.41″N, 37°31′21.51″E).
Robert
Hanssen works for the FBI and at the same time works as a spy for the Russian KGB until 1991 when the USSR collapses and he is transferred to the Russian Intelligence Agency. He gave three types of information to Russia: –
• Assets – He disclosed to both the Soviets and Russians the list of American assets in the USSR and Russia and three people were known to have been executed due to this;
• Monitoring – He disclosed how the FBI were monitoring both countries to gain intelligence;
• Secret Operations – He disclosed operations by the FBI to stay on both country’s toes. (For example, he told the KGB that the FBI were building a billion dollar tunnel underneath the US-Soviet embassy to track the Soviets. The tunnel never was completed due to this.) His actions were a major breach in national security from within and exposed many flaws in the FBI.
In 2001, the FBI's Robert Hanssen is charged with selling U.S. secrets to Soviet and Russian sources.
He is sentenced to life in a US federal prison without parole.
 
1992
Vasili Mitrokhin, senior KGB/FSB archivist, defects to the UK.
(The 40-member Mitrokhin Commission is established by the Italian Parliament, in 2002 under chair of Senator Guzzanti, concerning KGB/FSB activities in Italy, The UK authorities send papers and relevant information to the Commission).
 
1994
Alexander Litvinenko is transferred to the FSB Anti-Terrorist Centre.
 
1995
March: Alexander Litvinenko prevents police from arresting Boris Berezovsky and taking him nto custody.
 
1998
February 28: Alexander Litvinenko visits Boris Berezovsky and informs him of the KGB plot to assassinate him.
 
 
March 21: Viktor Shebalin and Andrei Ponkin inform Boris Berezovsky of thr KGB plan to assassinate him.
 
  July: Alexander Litvinenko informs Vladimir Putin of the plot to assassinate Boris Berezovsky.  
1999 March 25: Alexander Itvinenko is charged with exceeding his authority as a KGB officer and detained in Lefortovo Prison for eight months. On release. he flees with his wife and child to London, where he receives asylum and later citizenship.  
2003
In the UK – Sir Eric Rideal (leading Cambridge chemist and senior figure in the British team working on the A-bomb Manhattan Project), codenamed ERIC, is exposed.
 
2006
October 7: Journalist, Putin critic and investigative reporter on Russian atrocities in Chechnya Anna Politkovskaya (48) is gunned down in the entrance hall of her apartment block in Moscow.
October 13: In London –
KGB / FSB Agents:
 • Andrei Konstantinovich Lugovoi (passport no. 0608109; Soloviniya Proezcl, 16-1-247, Moscow, Russia), and
 • Dmitri Vadimovich Kovtun (passport no. 9632078; Apartment no. 150, Golubinskay Street, Moscow, Russia, 117463), are sent from Moscow to assassinated Alexander Litvinenko in London, using radioactive polonium 210, because it only emits alpha radiation (as opposed to gamma radiation) and is therefore harder to detect.
In view of this method used, British authorities believe Litvinenko perished in a "state-sponsored" assassination
and therefore believe that it had been ordered by Vladimir V Putin, president of the Russian Federation.
October 20: Roman Andreyevich Zakharov (editor-in-chief of a publishing company) lodges an application against Russia with the European Court of Human Rights concerning the FSB's violation of his privacy by installation of surveillance equipment with mobile network providers to monitor his communications. (see December 4, 2015)

DV Kovtun
DOB: (1) 25/09/1965.
(2) 25/09/1969.
POB: Moscow

AK Lugovoi
DOB: 19/09/1966.
POB: Baku, Azerbaijan
2007
Mikhail Fradkov is appointed as SVR director. Unlike the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), the SVR is responsible for intelligence and espionage activities outside the Russian Federation.
It works in cooperation with the Russian Glavnoye Razvedyvatel'noye Upravleniye (GRU, Main Intelligence Directorate).
 
2010
August 16: In Pimlico, London, UK – British GCHQ Codebreaker Gareth Williams is assassinated by Russia's foreign intelligence service, Слу́жба вне́шней разве́дки, by administering an untraceable poison through his ear because he refused to become a double agent and 'knew too much'.
 
From 2010
to 2014 Britain’s high street banks process nearly $740 million from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB/FSB.
Igor Putin, the cousin of Russia’s president, Vladimir, is on the board of a Moscow bank which held accounts involved in the fraud.
(of these 70,000 banking transactions, 1,920 that went through UK banks and 373 via US banks.)
The Russian Land Bank
(RZB in Russian) was a
major player in the fraud.
2011
GRU/FSB head Colonel General Aleksandr Shlyakhturov is replaced by General Igor Dmitrievich Sergun.
 
2012
November: In the UK – Alexander Perepilichny dies by poisoning with gelsemium elegans. His inquest hears that the 44-year-old was helping Hermitage Capital Management (HCM) investigate a £150million money laundering case involving corruption among top Russian government officials.
 
"A Russian dies in Britain, that is not relevant. If that Russian dies by an obscure poison known only by the FSB [successor to the KGB], that is relevant," said the HCM company’s lawyer, Geoffrey Robertson QC.
"The FSB is the core element of Russian government that was involved in the (Alexander) Litvinenko (assassination) case and may well be involved in this case. It is a secret service that Hermitage has upset and (has) left itself open to reprisals."
Henrietta Hill QC claims there are "clear parallels" between his death and that of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died under torture in 2009 in a Russian prison (see EU list of complicit officials).
2014
The European Union and United States impose economic sanctions on General Igor Dmitrievich Sergun,
accusing him of coordinating "the activities of GRU/FSB officers in eastern Ukraine".
 
FSB

In March 2017, they are indicted by a Grand Jury in the Northern District of California.
officers, Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev (33), Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin (43), Alexsey Alexseyevich Belan, aka "Magg," (29), Karim Baratov, Karim Akehmet Tokbergenov (22), protect, direct, facilitate and pay criminal hackers to collect information through computer intrusions in Yahoo Inc in the US and elsewhere in cracking 500 million Yahoo user accounts. The targets of the hack include security, diplomatic, journalists and military personnel, and the cyberattack is used for espionage and financial gain, and continues until December 2016, even though their Yahoo access is lost in September 2016.
The hackers, Alexsey Belan and Karim Baratov, are known to the American FBI.
Baratov is currently in custody in Canada (Toronto police) and FSB agent Dmitry Dokuchaev remains in custody in Russia.
2015
April: In France – Russian hacker-group 'Fancy Bears' attacks French broadcaster TV5Monde. Posing as ISIS/ISIL supporters, the group force the channel's scheduled programme off the air for 18 hours and replace them with a screen showing the terror group's flag.
 
British
GCHQ analyse the attack and conclude it is also planning to attack every Whitehall server, including the Home Office, Foreign Office and Ministry of Defence, and every major TV broadcaster, including the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky, and so successfully prevent it. The hackers, who are believed to have links to the Russian state, are also believed to have been responsible for the leak of medical data about top British athletes such as Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mo Farah.
 
 
November 5: In the Dupont Circle Hotel, Wshington, USA – Mikhail Y. Lesin (57/59) the Bulldaozer, a former aide to President Putin, is bludgeoned to death (blunt force trauma to his neck, torso, arms and legs). Lesin had had a dispute with Russian financier Yuri Kovalchuk, a longstanding friend of President Putin. He had served as information minister under Putin and advised the president on media policies, ran one of Russia’s biggest media operations, Gazprom Media, until December 2014. He was also a founder of the Russia Today news channel, now known as RT.
Founder of Russia Today TV
assassinated for smuggling money from Russia to his son's accounts in the US.
 
December 2: In Syria, the Islamic State (ISIL/Da'esh) beheads Russian Magomed Khasiev of Chechnya for espionage.
 
 
3: Russia's GRU/FSB spy chief Colonel-General Igor Dmitrievich Sergun (И́горь Дми́триевич Сергу́н) dies suddenly age 58. survived by his wife and two daughters.
 
 
4: The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) orders Russia to pay Roman Zakharov, editor-in-chief of a publishing company, €40,000 (£29,000) in expenses in a case over state spying on its own citizens.
• But Russia adopts a new law allowing it to overrule judgements from the ECHR. The vote in the Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, comes the same day as the ECHR rules against Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) over their spying on Russian citizens.
Russia had ratified the European Convention on Human Rights in 1998,
and is one of 47 member states in the Council of Europe, which monitors compliance with this convention.
Valery Dmitrievich Zorkin
(head of Russia's
Constitutional Court)
appears to be Putin's man.
2016
May 22: In Rome, Italy – A senior intelligence official from Portugal, Frederico Carvalhão Gil (57), is arrested by Italian police along with his Russian intelligence handler, whom he was meeting clandestinely. Carvalhão was charging the Kremlin’s Foreign Intelligence Service, the SVR/FSB, 10,000 Euros ($11,100) for each classified document he was selling them.
 
July
13: In the Russian Federation – Satellite photos indicate a significant expansion at the headquarters of Russia's international espionage service at Yasenevo, Moscow, Russia,
(55.584 N, 37.517 E):
Слу́жба вне́шней разве́дки, tr. Sluzhba vneshney razvedki
Foreign Intelligence Service
of the Russian Federation
райо́н Я́сенево
Yasenevo District
And see the
2015 photo-shots of
Russia's International
Yasenevo СВР РФ
Spy Centre
18:
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) releases it report, which among other, accuses the FSB of active participation and assistance in controlling and overseeing the manipulation of Russian athletes’ analytical results and sample swapping.
 
August
10: The FSB claims that it had 'foiled a series of attacks by armed Ukrainians in Crimea', and
minutes later President Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing the path of terror instead of peace.
On the same day, far from the eyes of the media, Russia sends a large military force, including dozens of armoured vehicles, armoured personnel carriers and tanks, to the Crimean peninsula, that it took over in 2014. No specific incident sparked the current crisis although there have been regular exchanges of fire between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian rebels in Donesk in eastern Ukraine. The FSB say Ukraine is aiming to destabilise the situation on Crimea ahead of nationwide legislative elections next month.


Putin's ruse!
Russian
lawmaker Olga Kovitidi says the Russia-installed government in Crimea has cut off Internet access in the northern part of Crimea, which is closer to the mainland, "for security reasons" (so what they people see cannot be reported).
 
September 20:
The Kommersant newspaper reports, after Russia's parliamentary election which gave the United Russia Party an absolute majority, that a State Security Ministry, or MGB, would be created from the current Federal Security Service (FSB) , and would incorporate the foreign intelligence service (SVR) and the state guard service (FSO), under the plans. It would be handed all-encompassing powers once possessed by the KGB, and like the much-feared KGB, it would also oversee the prosecutions of Kremlin critics, a task currently undertaken by the Investigative Committee, headed by Alexander Bastrykin, a former university classmate of President Putin. Andrei Kolesnikov, a senior associate at the Carnegie Moscow Center, believes that the desire to create a single powerful national security ministry is a sign of the Kremlin's fear of the future.
 
December
29: In the U.S. President Barack Obama announces new sanctions against the FSB, along with Russia's military intelligence agency (GRU) and several related entities, in retaliation for the alleged hacking.
 
2017
February 2: The U.S. Treasury Department eases some financial sanctions imposed on Russia's FSB, a move experts say appears to be aimed at helping U.S. technology companies.
 
April
21: An unknown person enters the reception of the FSB office for the Khabarovsk region office at 17:02 (0702 GMT) without crossing the security check and begins to shoot at the people in reception.
An FSB employee and a visitor are killed as a result of the shooting. A second visitor is also injured.
 
May
5: In Southeaster Moscow – Armed police break into Marupova's rented apartment (from Uzbekistan) at dawn and abduct her two distraught daughters aged two and four to place in an orphanage, on the accusation that she has ties to 'terrorists' who masterminded the April 3 subway bombing in St Petersburg. However, after interrogation, no connection is found.
Her children are only released after human rights group Memorial complains and threatens legal action.
The action is part of a nationwide crackdown on nationals from Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan and Tajikistan.
 
July
7: In Vilnius, Lithuania – FSB agent Nikolay Filipchenko (arrested in 2015) is now sentenced to 10-years imprisonment (by Judge Regina Pocene) for spying on behalf of Russia.
His cover had been blown while trying to recruit Lithuanian officials working for the Department of State Security.
He sought to find double agents, willing to install bugging devices in the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite’s office and residence.
Lithuania has been a vocal critic of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
     
     
     
     

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