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The KGB's Middle East Files: Arab Palestinians in the service of Mother Russia
Ynet Israel ^ | Nov 2016 | Ronen Bergman

Posted on 09/11/2018 12:41:42 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege

Secret KGB documents reveal just how deeply involved the Soviet Union was in the spilling of Israeli blood. The Russian spy agency provided Palestinian terror organizations with funds, training and arms, running agents like 'Krotov' - aka Mahmoud Abbas, 'Aref' - or Yasser Arafat, and 'Nationalist,' who was behind several plane hijackings long before 9/11.

The genesis of the KGB’s developing ties with Palestinian terror organizations can be traced back to the end of the 1960s.

The two most important KGB recruitments from the PLO during the second half of the 1970s were of people who still play a major role in Palestinian politics today...

The second and more important KGB recruitment was of the agent "Krotov" (mole), who was described in the KGB's files as "born in 1935, Palestinian, prominent figure both politically and socially. Lives in Syria, a member of the PLO Central Council."

As reported on Channel 1, based on research conducted by Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez, agent "Krotov" is none other than Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority.

The Mitrokhin documents, which have been corroborated by information gathered over the years by Israeli intelligence services, provide further details about agent "Krotov."

The KGB began Abbas's "first stage of recruitment" around 1979, when Abbas arrived in Moscow to study at the Lumumba Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.

The university's declared goal was to aid elements in the Third World and in Africa in obtaining higher education—while increasing the influence of the USSR and of communism in the developing world. But the university had other roles, too. Among other things, the KGB—that essentially controlled the campus—recruited agents there.

Abbas had already been a graduate of the Damascus University's Faculty of Law, and was accepted in Moscow to study for a Candidate of Sciences degree...

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1 posted on 09/11/2018 12:41:42 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Soviet documents ‘show Abbas was KGB agent’; Fatah decries ‘smear campaign’

Israeli researchers: Notes from USSR archivist who defected indicate PA president was working for Soviets in Damascus in 1980s while Putin’s current Mideast envoy was stationed there

September 7, 2016.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was a Soviet spy in Damascus in the 1980s, Israel’s Channel 1 television reported Wednesday, citing information it said was included in an archive smuggled out of the USSR.

According to Channel 1’s foreign news editor Oren Nahari, the famed Mitrokhin archive, kept by KGB defector Vasily Mitrokhin, revealed that Abbas was a Soviet mole in Damascus in 1983.

The documents — obtained by Israeli researchers Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez — purportedly show that Abbas, code-named Krotov (mole), was involved with the Soviets while Mikhail Bogdanov, today Vladimir Putin’s envoy to the Middle East. was stationed in Damascus.

Bogdanov was caught in a diplomatic tussle earlier this week after trying to broker a summit between Abbas and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Moscow, who both claimed a willingness to meet while decrying the other for allegedly refusing. ..."

2 posted on 09/11/2018 12:59:08 PM PDT by ETL (Obama-Hillary, REAL Russia collusion! Uranium-One Deal, Missile Defense, Iran Deal, Nukes: Click ETL)
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Yes. That’s correct. The Soviets created the entire fake “Palestinian” identity scheme in the first place. Very clever and the anti- Semitic Snake Department Nazi moles saw its potential and immediately jumped onboard the farce. Thank Heaven after all these years of plo pa Hamas hezbellah terrorist attacks and murders — all funded enabled armed and trained by soviets abd eutonaxis and yes, USA—- finally finally it appears the dangerous Fakestinian lie is being brought to an end. And president Trump deserves a big part of the credit. MAGA MAGA !

3 posted on 09/11/2018 1:30:17 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("Politicians aren't born, they're excreted." -Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

The more things change....

4 posted on 09/11/2018 1:41:29 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: faithhopecharity

Palis used as cannon fodder by Soviets thanks to traitors, same thing with Iran using Lebanese or Alawites in Syria.

No one ever mentions that 50%of shias in Lebanon hate Hezbollah, but instead associate all shias under the Hezbollah umbrella. Funny how that discrimination is fine at state when it favors the leftist perceptions of strength

5 posted on 09/11/2018 1:44:47 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Year by year the late Ms Claire Sterling, author of the book The Terror Network, gets more and more vindicated. She used mostly open source material to put forward the thesis that the international terrorism during the 1970s was to a large degree funded and supported, and sometimes even run, by the Soviets and their allies. This was of course absolutely anathema to the leftists, neutralists and other communist sympathisers. Strangely enough - or not so strange at all we now understand - she also received a lot of criticism from inside the CIA and the State Dept. It was not until Bill Casey became DCIA she got the positive support she deserved.

6 posted on 09/11/2018 2:11:27 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Thanks CondoleezzaProtege.

7 posted on 09/12/2018 12:24:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (,,
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