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23 December 2008

The CIA has released to Cryptome 103 pages of declassified Top Secret and Secret documents on "Soviet Intelligence Services Personalities," dated 1946-1962. The papers are marked "Approved for Release Date: 05-NOV-2008." (Zipped, 105 pages, 18.9MB)

Unusual for the CIA, there are no redactions in the released material. However, the cover letter states, "Additional material was determined to be currently and properly classified and must be withheld in its entirety." Based on the page numbers of the pages released, the withheld material consists of several thousand pages.

This release if part of a dossier of the same title released by the US Army INSCOM previously published in a collection by Cryptome: