Anatoliy Golitsyn

Emma Best filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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Due Aug. 13, 2018
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From: Emma Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Records relating to Anatoliy Mikhaylovich Golitsyn (Анатолий Михайлович Голицын; born August 25, 1926 - December 29, 2008), a Soviet KGB defector to the United States. He was known as "Ivan Klimov" when the Soviet embassy in Helsinki, Finland as vice counsel and attache. Please include copies of and records relating to what Golitsyn described as "Memoranda to the Central Intelligence Agency." Additionally, include records relating to his books, "New Lies for Old" and "The Perestroika Deception." Please include, but do not limit the response to, records relating to the alleged 1967 failed plot against Golitsyn by the KGB in Canada and any other attempts to assassinate, discredit or neutralize Golitsyn.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Emma Best

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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