Death in Tashkent

Fenyvesi, C.
March 1991
U.S. News & World Report;3/25/91, Vol. 110 Issue 11, p22
Describes the bugging operation carried out by the KGB in 1966 when Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin was brokering an agreement between India and Pakistan to end their war. The KGB's station chief heard Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri calling from his bedroom for help but did nothing, fearful of having the agreement unravel. Shastri's death was announced the next day.


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