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Ambassadors of Russia to Australia: Ambassadors of the Soviet Union to Australia, Ivan Kurdyukov, Alexander Blokhin, Vyacheslav Dolgov

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Published June 12th 2010
ISBN : 9781158040070
Paperback
26 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ambassadors of the Soviet Union to Australia, Ivan Kurdyukov,MorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ambassadors of the Soviet Union to Australia, Ivan Kurdyukov, Alexander Blokhin, Vyacheslav Dolgov, Alexander Losyukov, Yevgeny Samoteykin, Rashit Khamidulin, Leonid Moiseyev, Nikolai Sudarikov. Excerpt: Ivan Fyodorovich Kurdyukov (Russian: ), born 1911 died 1977, was a Soviet diplomat. A member of the Russian Communist Party (bolshevik), Kurdyukov entered the service of the Peoples Commissariat of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union in 1936. His first diplomatic posting came in 1946 when he was posted as the Consul-General of the Soviet Union in Tianjin until 1948. From 1949 to 1952 he was Assistant Manager of the 1st Far East Department of the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and from 1952 to 1953 he was posted as Adviser at the Embassy of the Soviet Union to the Peoples Republic of China, acting for a time as charg daffaires. Returning to Moscow in 1955, he managed the Far East Department of the Foreign Affairs Ministry until 1957, when in 1958 he was posted as the Senior Political Adviser at the Permanent Mission of the Soviet Union to the United Nations until June 1959. On 23 June 1959 he was appointed as Ambassador of the Soviet Union to Australia, and presented his Letters of Credence to Governor-General of Australia William Slim on 10 August 1959. On 7 February 1963 the Australian government declared First Secretary at the Soviet Embassy in Canberra Ivan Skripov persona non grata after he was accused by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation of being a spy. According to ASIO, Skripov recruited Kay Marshall, an ASIO agent, firstly by giving her small tasks to gauge her suitability as an agent. In December 1962 Skripov gave Marshall a package which she was to give to a contact in Adelaide, however the contact didnt... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=23845694