Behind the Mic: On Russians Among Us by Gordon Corera, Read by Derek Perkins
Jo Reed and Robin Whitten Discuss a Stranger-Than-Fiction Story of Russian Espionage
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Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss this true tale of Russian espionage from Gordon Corera, the BBC’s Security Editor. Derek Perkins is the perfect narrator, with engaging storytelling skills and the believability of a broadcast narrator. Listeners learn about Russian tradecraft: coded radio messages, bag-drops of cash, private wireless networks, and stenography. These incidents might be intriguing to spycraft fans, but the listener is reminded of the chilling reality of cyber-espionage and poisonings.
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