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FBI file reveals numerous contradictions in the curious case of Sergei Kourdakov

FBI file reveals numerous contradictions in the curious case of Sergei Kourdakov

Shortly before he was set to testify before Congress, Soviet defector Sergei Kourdakov’s “accidentally” committed suicide with a gun the Central Intelligence Agency allegedly told him to illegally get - and the Federal Bureau of Investigation refused to investigate.

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The mysterious death of a Soviet defector with ties to alleged CIA-funded Christian group

The mysterious death of a Soviet defector with ties to alleged CIA-funded Christian group

Sergei Kourdakov’s story is controversial, unusual, and utterly unforgettable. From when the Soviet defector swam from a Russian trawler to Canada until his supposed accidental suicide with a gun a Central Intelligence Agency officer allegedly told him to illegally get shortly before he would testify before Congress, his tale is straight out of a pulp fiction spy thriller - with an evangelical twist complete with bible smugglers who may have had CIA ties of their own.

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CIA abandoned logic to clear Soviet defector Yuri Nosenko

CIA abandoned logic to clear Soviet defector Yuri Nosenko

Eleven years before the House Select Committee on Assassinations declared they were “certain Yuri Nosenko lied about Lee Harvey Oswald,” the Central Intelligence Agency’s internal security report ignored evidence and abandoned logic to conclude that the Soviet defector was a trustworthy individual who hadn’t been sent over by the KGB.

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