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Bezmenov, Yuri

1983, January 1

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Yuri Bezmenov, the son of a high-ranking Soviet officer, was a member of the elite propaganda arm of the KGB, known as the Novasti Press Agency. One of his assignments was to accompany journalists visiting the Soviet Union to make sure they did not discover the truth about Soviet life. After becoming disillusioned with the oppressive system, he escaped to the West at great risk to his life. In this interview, conducted by G. Edward Griffin, Mr. Bezmenov tells how the Soviets used propaganda against their own citizens; how he hoodwinked American journalists into publishing Soviet propaganda, how slave laborers are concealed from foreign visitors, and how he escaped to the West posing as an American hippie. Includes many photographs brought with him on microfilm at the time of his escape. Recorded in 1984, this program will stun you with the realization that everything Mr. Bezmenov warned woul happen if Soviet subversion in America is not halted has come to pass.


Greater Context

The Espionage History Archive website, which has as its goal to translate historical materials from the archives of Soviet intelligence, has the following article for context:

     Who Was Yuri Bezmenov?

Yuri Bezmenov with G. Edward Griffin in 1984:

     1984 Interview of Yuri Bezmenov

Other resources by communist defectors:

     We Will Bury You

     New Lies For Old

     Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism

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