LQ Podcast

#61 Soviets & Spies

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Did an Englishman assist in the murder of Rasputin? Did a man knowns as the “Ace of Spies” almost carry off the assassination of the entire Bolshevik power structure? Did British agents really use semen as an invisible ink? 

Giles Milton, author of Russian Roulette: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin's Plot for Global Revolution, has the answers.

Related Read

http://www.amazon.com/Russian-Roulette-British-Thwarted-Revo

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