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Origin

Oleg Gordievsky was raised by a father who worked in KGB and by a mother who secretly and silently detested the communist regime. His older brother also worked at KGB and helped Oleg secure a position in KGB. The duty came with a lot of benefits such as the opportunity to travel outside of Russia, something that was unavailable to most. During his early life, it was obvious that he had a really good memory and attention to details. This served him well during his prime years as a spy. He was able to memorize in details secret documents and later provide the information to Britain's MI6. 

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