FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Alexander Feklisov

Aleksandr Semyonovich Feklisov was the KGB Case Officer who recruited Julius Rosenberg and Klaus Fuchs, among others. Feklisov worked as a KGB case officer in the Russian consulate office in New York from 1940-1946. His supervisor was Senior Case Officer Anatoli Yatskov (alias Yakovlev). Part of Feklisov's duties included recruitment of agent prospects fromn among sympathetic Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) and its auxilary secret apparatus to engage in espionage. Rosenberg was among these recruits. In the period from 1943 to 1946 Feklisov reports at least 50 meetings with Julius Rosenberg. The Committee for State Security, or KGB, (Russian: Комите́т Госуда́рственной Безопа́сности; Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti   listen?), was the name of the main Soviet Security Agency and intelligence agency, as well as the main secret police agency from March 13, 1954 to November 6, 1991. ... The Rosenbergs Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg (1915-1953) and Julius Rosenberg (1918-1953) were American Communists who captured and maintained world attention after being tried, convicted, and executed for spying for the Soviet Union. ... Emil Julius Klaus Fuchs (b. ... The Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) is one of several Marxist-Leninist groups in the United States. ... Espionage is the practice of obtaining secrets (spying) from rivals or enemies for military, political, or economic advantage. ...


Feklisov stated Ethel Rosenberg, as a "probationer", did not meet directly with Soviet Agent handlers though she assisted Julius's activities and the product of other members of the group. By the late 1940's, Feklisov was transferred to the London Rezidentura. Eventually Feklisov was transferred back to the United States and and became the Washington, D.C. Rezident, or KGB Station Chief from 1960 –1964. His cover name at that time was Aleksandr Fomin. As KGB Rezident, Feklisov (Fomin) proposed what became the basis for resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the removal of missiles from Cuba in exchange for a promise that the United States not invade the island nation. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a tense confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missiles in Cuba. ...


Reference

  • Feklisov, Alexandre, The Man Behind the Rosenbergs: Memoirs of the KGB Spymaster Who Also Controlled Klaus Fuchs and Helped Resolve the Cuban Missile Crisis, New York: Enigma, 2001

  Results from FactBites:
 
RED FILES: Secret Victories of the KGB - Alexander Feklisov Interview (2626 words)
Alexander Feklisov: Well when Klaus Fuchs was caught - he was betrayed by Harry Gold - it was written in the books.
Alexander Feklisov: I think this was the most important spy of the war for the Soviet Union for getting information about the atom bomb which was created in the United States.
Alexander Feklisov: You know, when first information came about the possibility to create the atom bomb, Beria was not certain.
Alexandre Feklisov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (272 words)
Feklisov worked as a KGB case officer in the Russian consulate office in New York from 1940-1946.
Feklisov stated Ethel Rosenberg, as a "probationer", did not meet directly with Soviet Agent handlers though she assisted Julius's activities and the product of other members of the group.
As KGB Rezident, Feklisov (Fomin) proposed what became the basis for resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the removal of missiles from Cuba in exchange for a promise that the United States not invade the island nation.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m