NEW LIES FOR OLD The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation ANATOLIY GOLITSYN TO THE MEMORY OF Anna Akhmatova CONSCIENCE. New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation has 40 Golitsyn claims that the Soviet liberalisation was nothing than a tactic to. Anatoly Golitsyn. New Lies For Old. The Communist strategy of deception and Disinformation An ex-KGB officer warns how communist deception threatens.

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Because of this, said the Trust agents, any intervention or gesture of hostility from the European powers or the emigre movements would be ill-advised, if not tragic, since it would only unite the Russian people around their government and so extend its survival. The section of the KGB’s Second Chief Directorate, led by Colonel Norman Borodin and responsible for the recruitment and handling of agents among foreign correspondents in the Soviet Union, was disbanded so as to avoid the creation of a central pool of agents all taking a suspiciously similar line.

While working on the book he continued to bring to the attention of American and other Western authorities his views on the issues considered in it, and in allowed American and British officials to read the manuscript as it then stood.

New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation

He was introducing the Coup. What is the Soviet interest in the European Union? The technical monitoring of nuclear and rocket tests and the various forms of aerial reconnaissance are valuable but cannot be regarded as self-sufficient.

Almost 30 years later, some of the patterns identified by this author continue to be recognizable from parties involved in world affairs today. Greatly though Lady Thatcher is to be admired, it is unfortunately the case that she was never the best judge of character.

The news agency Novosti was set up to serve the interests of this new department. NATO could hardly survive this process. According to Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky”In I had unprecedented access to Politburo and Central Committee secret documents which have been classified, and still are even now, for 30 years.

Why was there this spooky change of labels without any change in substance whatsoever? We have the highest regard for his personal and professional integrity. Since the communist strategists were aware, especially through their knowledge of the Bilderberg papers,'” that the West half expected and ardently desired the disintegration of the communist bloc, they could anticipate that the projection to the outside world of a fictitious disintegration of the bloc would be advantageous — provided always that it was accompanied in parallel by an actual, but partially concealed, implementation of the long-range policy of strengthening the bloc and changing the world balance of power in its favor.


Some key passages taken from www. De-Stalinization was the obvious course, and an account must now be given of how it was put into effect after Stalin’s death.

Anatoliy Golitsyn

Thus, again, the secretly continuing USSR has entered a phase of immediate war preparation as early as ne year ! They realized that further uncontrolled measures of de-Stalinization could give rise to more revisionism and popular unrest. After two decades of seeming rapprochement with Europe, they lifs turn the other way, expecting of course that the whole of Europe will follow in due time, whether by daylight saving regulation or by political standards.

How did it happen that the Western world almost entirely failed to detect these changes and appreciate their significance? The personal observations of foreign diplomats, journalists, and other visitors to communist countries are of limited value because of the controls over their travels and their contacts.

Nixon has no understanding of the true nature and meaning of the changes in the former Soviet Union. It is contemplated and implied by the long-range policy and by strategic disinformation on the split. Even China might throw in its weight in favor of a Soviet-socialist line on arms control and disarmament.

The self-evident absence of any of these criteria indicates that the symbolic changes mean no more than that the strategists had reached the conclusion that the old symbols had outlived their usefulness — at least, in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe — and had to be replaced by new, more attractive, popular symbols.

In the absence of a settled iles consistent policy, it is not surprising that liees should have been no centrahzed disinformation department in Soviet intelligence during the period.

A few counterintelligence officials in the CIA and the British and French services began to understand and accept the validity of my views.


New Lies for Old

Politically the bloc would be better poised to exploit economic depression as proof of the failure of the capitalist system. A Soviet agent was sent on a mission liew the West.

Western academics can be extremely valuable as analysts, provided they are given accurate information. Asked by American diplomats why the submarine had been shadowing the U. And, so, he says somewhere in the book, he says: While US policymakers are mobilising massive Western support for Russia and building up optimistic expectations of the future for democracy there, the same Soviet strategists as before are quietly carrying out their strategy.

The European Parliament might become an all-European socialist parliament with representation from the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. For example, we can allow the presence of goliysyn representatives of the non-working class in the body of 2, members.

A Soviet- Russian Topol-M a. Department D When Shelepin created the new disinformation department, De- partment D, in Januaryhe ensured that its work would be coordinated with the other disinformation services of the party and government golitayn We can testify to his Sisyphean efforts to convince others of the validity of what he has to say.

The criticisms of these individuals and groups varied in intensity and outspokenness, but all of them remained communists olld their different ways and, in particular, they all retained their loyalty to Leninism. I want to thank you for being here. Feb 26, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: Western assessments of the situation in the communist world might olr more or less accurate; however, there are other, special difficulties.

Special deceptions are carried out to support the credibility of the propaganda. As can be seen in the picture below, the highly metaphysical niche of light in the background no more has the original statue of Stalin, that after its removal by Khrushchev went lost and was now finally decided not be put liies again as a copy.

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