Russian intelligence advancing Russian policy (III) Estonian Life

Laas Leivat Vladimir Pool, former assistant director and head of counterintelligence of the KGB's Estonian section, has denied attempts by the KGB to recruit young students as informers. However he does indicate that the KGB focused on certain...

Russian intelligence advancing Russian policy (III) Estonian Life
Laas Leivat Vladimir Pool, former assistant director and head of counterintelligence of the KGB's Estonian section, has denied attempts by the KGB to recruit young students as informers. However he does indicate that the KGB focused on certain students for an approach in the future. The KGB started to keep an eye on 'talented and athletic' young boys from grade eight on. The KGB had to be convinced after some years of watching the student whether the candidate was sufficiently suitable for recruitment