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  • Russia: Former Israeli double agent shot dead near Putin's office (Kamanovich, Pollard, Yaponchik)

    11/03/2009 11:14:29 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 1,081+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 11/03/09 | Andrew Osborn and Adrian Blomfield
    Former Israeli double agent shot dead near Putin's office Shabtai Kalmanovich, a former Israeli double agent who penetrated Golda Meir's government on behalf of the KGB, has been shot dead in Moscow. By Andrew Osborn in Moscow and Adrian Blomfield in Jerusalem Published: 7:00AM GMT 03 Nov 2009 Kalmanovich, who later became a prominent businessman and allegedly had links with the Russian mafia, died after an unidentified gunman fired at least 20 shots into his chauffeur-driven Mercedes Benz. Mr Kalmanovich's driver was seriously wounded in the incident. /snip After becoming an Israeli citizen, he joined the Israeli Labour Party, was...