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January 12, 2012 2:22 am

Infamous World War II Spy Passes at 87

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World War II Memorial. Photo: Jorfer

Legendary Soviet spy Gevork Vartanian, who helped foil a Nazi plot to kill Allied leaders in Tehran during World War II, has died in Moscow aged 87.

Operating in Tehran during World War II, he tracked German commandoes who had arrived to attack a summit attended by Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill.

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