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1Oleg A.GordievskyA secret agent.
  StalinGeneral secretary of the communist party.
 Vladimir PutinA former KGB officer.
 AntonLavrentyevich GordievskyOleg's father.
 Olga N.GornovaAnton's wife.
 Vasili Anton's first child.
   NKVD - People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs.
 NicolaiYezhovChief of NKVD.
 Marina Anton's daughter.
 NikitaKhrushchevStalin's successor.
 HenryKissingerFormer US secretary of state.
 StanislawKaplanOleg's close friend. Aka: Standa.
 Bach A composer.
 YevgenyYevtushenkoA poet.
 George OrwellA novelist.
 Guardiyetsev Oleg's spy name.
 LeonidShebarshinOleg's acquaintance.
 Konon T.MolodyAn illegal resident spy during the cold war. Aka: Gordon Lonsdale.
 Gordon A.LonsdaleA Canadian child.
 Vilyam G.FisherSoviet intelligence officer.
 GaryPowersA U-2 pilot.
 KimPhilbyMI6 officer secretly working for the KGB.
 YelenaAkopianOleg's first wife.
2Handel One of the composers.
 Haydn One of the composers.
 Telemann One of the composers.
 LeonidS. ZaitsevOleg's former boss in Copenhagen.
 Gornov Oleg's alias under KGB.
 Mikhail PLyubimovThe chief of political intelligence. Aka: Korin.
   PET - Politiets Efterretningstjeneste.
 Gormsson Oleg's code name under PET.
 HaroldGormssonThe tenth-century King of Denmark.
 AlexanderDubcekFirst secretary of Czechoslovakia's Communist Party.
 YuriAndropovKGB's chief.
 MilanKunderaA journalist.
 VaclavHavelFormer President of Czechoslovakia.
 Gromov Vasili's passport name under KGB.
 YevgeniUshakovKGB spy in Sweden. Aka: Faust.
 VaclavCenyA literary historian.
 JanProchazkaA writer and film producer.
 GeoffreyGuscottA British intelligence officer. Aka: Freed.
 Danicer Kaplan's code name under MI6.
 Sunbeam Oleg Gordievsky's code name under MI6.
 OlegLyalinA senior representative of the KGB. Aka: Goldfinch.(MI5-MI6).
 DmitriYakushinA KGB officer. Aka: Gray Cardinal.
3HughFootA British diplomat.
 RichardBroomheadAppointed as senior MI6 officer in Copenhagen.
 JornBruunA deputy head of PET. A jocular lawyer.
 JensEriksenOne of Bruun's best officers. Aka: Asterix.
 WinterClausenOne of Bruun's best officers. Aka: Obelix.
  BratsovA known KGB officer.
 GertPetersenLeader Denmark's Socialist People's Party. Aka: Zeus.
 AlfredMogilevchickOleg's superior.
 AlexanderSolzhenitsynA novelist.
 Vladimir MaximovA writer.
 LeneKoppenA student dentist.
 MikeStokesA Soviet senior officer.
 OlegPenkovskyThe most successful Soviet spy.
 Anna A student member of the Danish Young Communist.
 James JesusAngletonPostwar chief of counterintelligence of the CIA.
 PhilipHawkinsA barrister.
4RavelSudoplatovOne of Stalin's spymasters.
 MalcolmMuggeridgeA journalist and a former MI6 officer.
 EddieChapmanA wartime crook and a double agent. Aka: Zigzag.
 ArnoldDeutschA famous charismatic KGB talent scout.
 LeilaAliyebaA typist for the World Health Organization in Copenhagen.
 AliAliyebaLeila's father.
 Gunvor G.HaavikA Norweigian spy. Aka: Greta.
 Vladimir KoslovA Russian prisoner of war.
 ArneTreholtA journalist and a member of Norweigian Labour Party.
 KariStoraekreArne's wife.
 YevgenyBelyayevA consular official in the Soviet embassy.
 Gennadi F.TitovA new KGB rezident. Aka: The Crocodile.
 VadimChernyA KGB mediocre officer.
 NickVenablesOleg's handler.
 DavidOwenBritish foreign secretary.
 James CallaghanBritish Prime Minister.
 MauriceOldfieldThe most senior spy in Britain.
 MansfieldCummingThe founder of MI6.
 AleksandrPrintsipalovA KGB controller.
 MichaelFootA fiery Labour MP.
5VeronicaPriceA deputy to the head of P5. Aka: Jean.
 Jane Veronica's sister.
 LeonidBrezhnevA Soviet leader.
 RobertConquestA historian.
 Pimlico Code name for Oleg Gordievsky's escape plan.
 Ursula The keeper of MI6.
   Goldplatz - German's code name for MI5.
   Uptight - American's code name for MI6.
 RichardHelmsChief of the CIA.
 ViktorGrushkoChief of the Third Department. A Ukranian.
 StigBerglingA Sweden policeman appointed as SAPO liaison.
 AleksanderNikiforovThe GRU officer in Beirut.
 ShinBetThe Israeli security service.
 SomersetMaughamA novelist.
 Ashenden A British agent.
 Maria Oleg Gordievsky's first daughter. Aka: Masha.
 NikolaiGribinThe new head of the Scandinavian-British section.
 AnnaGordievskyOleg Gordievsky's second daughter.
6JamesSpoonerThe head of MI6 Soviet section. Aka: Jack.
 DmitriSvetankoBritain's deputy department head.
 JackJonesA KGB agent. Aka: Drim.
 GordonBrownBritish Prime Minister.
 BobEdwardsA trade union leader.
 Trotsky Russian-Soviet politician.
 Lord FennerBrockwayGeneral secretary of the Labour Party.
 RichardGottA journalist.
 MajorPetrov Senior operational officer.
 Harold WilsonA British Labour politician.
 EdwardHeathA British politician.
 MargaretThatcherDefeated Labour leader's James Callaghan.
 AldrichAmesA CIA officer. Aka: Rick, Andy Robinson.
 LeslieCharterisA screenwriter.
 Robert GatesDeputy director of intelligence at the CIA.
 NancySegebarthAmes's wife. Aka: Nan.
 Maria del RCDupuyRick Ames's girlfriend. Aka: Rosario.
 Arkadi V.GukThe first secretary of the Soviet Embassy.
 ViktorPopovThe Soviet ambassador.
 Leonid Y.NikitenkoGuk's principal confidant.
 Igor F.TitovGordievsky's immediate superior.
   Nocton - Oleg's code name under MI6.
   Lampad - Oleg's code name (Joint MI5-MI6).
 PeterWrightThe renegade MI5 officer.
 RogerHollisThe former chief of MI5.
 JohnCairncrossA former MI6 officer.
 LeoLongFormer intelligence officer to the communist. Aka: Elli.
 BrunoPontecorveAn Italian nuclear physicist.
 JohnJonesDirector general of MI5.
   GCHQ - Government Communications Headquarters.
 GeoffreyPrimeAn analyst of GCHQ.
 RobertArmstrongHead of the Civil Service.
8Ryan Peacetime Soviet intelligence operation.
 BillCaseyThe new CIA director.
  ShostakovichA composer.
 SarahPageThe MI6 secretary.
 WilliamWhitelawThatcher's home secretary.
 GeoffreyHoweBritain's foreign secretary.
 MaksimParshikovA PR Line officer.
 RonBrownThe Labour MP for Edinburg.
 JoanRuddockA Labour Party politician.
 MelvinBraggA broadcaster.
 MartinShawfordA young MI6 officer.
 RosemarySpencerAn undercover agent for MI5.
 Koba One of Stalin's early nickname.
9SlavaMishustinA deputy reports officer.
 Elmen A joint counterintelligence operation (M15-MI6).
 JohnDeverellDirector of K, MI5 counterintelligence branch.
 Eliza M.BullerA key member of the secret MI5-MI6 task force.
 George BlakeMI6 double agent.
 Michael JohnBettaneyA British intelligence.
 WinstonChurchillFormer British Prime Minister.
 SimonBrownMI6 head of the Soviet bloc operations.
10CharlesMooreThatcher's biographer.
 Vladimir KryuchkovThe first chief Directorate. Aka: Alyoshin.
   NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
   Able Archer - Code name for NATO.
 KonstantineChernenkoAndropov's successor.
 MikhailGorbachevAn interlocutor on the Soviet side.
 YvonneFletcherA woman police officer.
 NevilleBealeFormer chairman of the Chelsea Conservative Association.
 LordLaneThe Lord chief justice.
 ChristopherCurwenThe new director of the counterintelligence and security at MI6.
 KarlMarxA writer.
 Mrs.MarxKarl's wife.
 CharlesPowellMrs. Thatcher's private secretary.
 Raisa Mikhail Gorvachev's wife.
 AndreiSakharovA physicist.
11BurtonGerberChief of the CIA Soviet section.
 BillGraverThe CIA station chief in London.
 MiltonBeardenThe CIA officer who took over the Soviet division.
 Tickle Oleg's code name under CIA.
 Vladimir VetrovA KGB colonel in Line X. Aka: Farewell.
 Sergey D.ChurakhinA KGB officer.
 StanislawAndrosovA KGB in Washington. Aka: Kronin.
 ViktorCherkashinThe chief of counterintelligence of the Soviet Embassy.
 ViktorChebrikovChairman of the KGB. Aka: Comrade Mikhailov.
 ViktorBudanovDirectorate K at the counterintelligence branch.
 JamesJ. FoxA tobacconist of Saint James.
12BorisBocharovOleg's colleague from Directorate S.
 SergeiGolubevThe head of Directorate K.
 ViktorFyodorovich A KGB member.
 Viscount RoyAscotMI6 station chief in Moscow.
 Caroline Ascot's wife.
 ArthurGeeAscot's deputy.
 Rachel Arthur's wife.
 VioletChapmanMI6 secretary.
13BorisBeckerA German tennis player.
 KariSuomalainenThe Finnish cartoonist.
 SeppoTiitinenChief Finnish Security Intelligence Service. Aka: SUPO.
 BjornLarsenJens Eriksen's partner.
 Hanssen Oleg's false Danish passport name.
 BryanCartledgeThe new British ambassador to Moscow.
 Florence Ascot's baby.
 DavidGoodallCartledge's deputy under-secretary.
 Tanya Lyubimov's new girlfriend.
 PhilipMooreThe queen's private secretary.
14DeanReedA singer.
 BobDylanAmerican song writer.
 AndreiVoznesenskyA Soviet poet.
15DerekThomasThe deputy under-secretary for intelligence.
 Adrian M.MundyAn MI5 contact.
 Ovation Oleg's code name under MI6.
   Hetman - A campaign to release Leila Gordievsky and daughters.
 VitalyYurichenkoA KGB officer.
 Sophia Casey's wife.
 CasparWeinbergerReagan's defense secretary.
EpiVladimir P.SuslovHead of the department dealing with foreign embassies.
 YevgenyPrimakovRussia's former foreign minister.
 ChristopherAndrewA historian.
 NeilKinnockA Labour leader.
 George WalkerMI6 officer-in-charge of the operation HETMAN.
 VadimBakatinA democratic reformer who replaced Kryuchkov.
 PeterHennessyA historian.
 WalidJumblattThe leader of the Druce militia.
 TedKoppelAmerican television journalist.
 SergeiIvanovVladimir Putin's former chief of staff.
 SergeiSkripalA former GRU officer.
 Yulia Skripal's daughter.
 AndreiLugovoiThe former KGB bodyguard.
 AlexanderLitvinenkoOne who murdered Andrei Lugovoi.
 
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