Makaryeva, Nadiezhda (1925–)

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Makaryeva, Nadiezhda (1925–)

Soviet spy. Name variations: Nadiezhda Mikhailovna Makaryeva; Marianne Koch. Born 1925 in Kharkov, Russia.

Trained at Soviet spy school Prakhovka for 10 years and became known as Marianne Koch; sent initially to West Berlin (1958) then established a cover in Frankfurt-am-Main by setting up a Secretarial Service Bureau (1958); organized spy network in part by blackmailing ex-Nazis into cooperation; gathered information about West German installations and was also active in the American sector in West Germany; when her espionage network was running smoothly and could be taken over by a less valuable spy, was recalled to the Soviet Union and likely reassigned.

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