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11 Feb
Fake cyanide-filled teeth and cigarette packs concealing cameras are among the Soviet spy gadgets going under the hammer at a Beverly Hills auction this week. Many retro espionage devices in the sale by US-based Julien's Auctions -- known for Hollywood and pop culture memorabilia -- would not be out of place in a classic James Bond movie, including microphones hidden within pens, ashtrays and porcelain plates.
31 Oct 2017
Tatiana Ivanovna Nikolskaya was born in a Soviet labor camp. While she survived, her twin brother did not. Now 76, she remains devoted to the memory of the relatives she lost during the era of Soviet terror.

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