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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Cold War: Director-General Secret Intelligence Service letter to MT (summary of intelligence derived from Gordievsky) [Gordievsky touched by MT letter showing concern for his family's safety] [declassified Dec 2014

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1647 f27
Editorial comments:

'C's' letter is preceded by Mo.10's reply to it. HETMAN was the British codename for Oleg Gordievsky. 'C' refers to the Director-General of the Secret Intellgience Service ('MI6'), at this time Sir Christopher Curwen. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 7pp
Themes: British relations with the Soviet Union, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Security services & intelligence