- Harold Adrian RussellKim, 1912–1998, British double agent: defected to U.S.S.R. 1963.
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Examples from the Web for philby
More dreadful, it was Philby who ran covert operations against the Russians out of MI6.
It was Philby, it turned out, who alerted Maclean and Burgess that they should escape to the Soviet Union in 1951.
Kim Philby might have told him so, if Philby ever told anyone the truth about anything.
It seems quite obvious from his own words that Snowden is a sort of post-ideological Philby.Snowden Is a Spy
June 24, 2013
We found it odd that senior officials who told us Philby was of no importance were alarmed when we persisted.The Charmed Life of a Traitor
November 6, 2009
- Harold Adrian Russell, known as Kim. 1912–88, English double agent; defected to the Soviet Union (1963)
- his father, H (arry) Saint John (Bridger). 1885–1960, British explorer, civil servant, and Arabist
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