An American Girl Beat Up KGB Speznaz Guys. A True Story 1 February To the man in the street, special forces units of the KGB are associated with such concepts as “insurmountable force” and “invincibility.” But have Alpha and Vympel always won over spies and bandits? Or were there chapters of defeat or even comical…

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Martha Peterson and TRIGON as Seen by the Russians In her book The Widow Spy, retired CIA officer Marti Peterson describes her life and events leading up to joining the CIA, her training and assignment to Moscow, handling agent Aleksandr Ogorodnik – codename TRIGON, and her capture in July 1977 by the KGB. A year…

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