Spy Web: International Espionage (1999): S02E03 – Early Russian Intelligence


A 1999 history documentary series about spying and intelligence-gathering hosted by Stan Watt.


The Cheka was the infamous Bolshevik organisation which took control of Russia as Lenin’s feared secret police. It was licensed to carry out executions and was responsible for the ‘Red Terror’ from September 1918. Its brutality knew no bounds and it was run by the dreaded Felix Dzerzhinsky who founded the Gulag Archipelago.

Spy Web: International Espionage Series

You can find a full index of Spy Web: International Espionage here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Distributor(s): History Channel.
  • Release Date: 1999.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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