Spy Web: International Espionage (1999): S02E07 – The GRU


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


Sometimes referred to as the ‘Fourth Department, Russian military intelligence’, it was created in 1918 and produced a network of spies which operated worldwide through the Stalinist era, World War II and still employs 100,000. The GRU also controls Russia’s Special Warfare Services known as the Spetsnaz.

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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