Espionage: The Spies That Were Left Behind

When a major Russian spy defects to the West, the CIA is usually so delighted that it can hardly wait to tell the story to the world press. The resulting headlines are expected to be a damaging blow to Soviet prestige in general and the KGB in particular. Last week, however, with an important new defector on its hands, the agency kept its mouth shut. It had nothing to say —not even to the State Department —when the West German government revealed that Evgeny Evgenievich Runge, who held the high rank of lieutenant...

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