Spies Caught In the Web


WATCHING: Collaborators of the former Czech secret police are named online

Czech Republic They became known as the "Cibulka lists" — some 200,000 names of alleged collaborators and officers of Czechoslovakia's communist-era secret police (StB) — named for Petr Cibulka, a former dissident turned free-lance StB hunter who published them a decade ago. Although the Czech government once forced Cibulka to stop posting them on his website, it's now putting its own version online.

On March 20, the Czech Interior Ministry (www.mvcr.cz) will post names of some 100,000 alleged StB collaborators, as well as 9,000 organizations the communists spied on at home and...

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