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Marshal Tito's Number 2 running operations in Australia
by Sasha Uzunov
Photo: Serbian National Archives. Rankovic with cigarette holder talks with Serb Orthodox Bishops, Belgrade, 1961.
The National Archives of Australia has just released the second ASIO volume on Lewis Kent (Volume 1)... It released Volume 2 first.
In a 1965 a Commonwealth Police report to ASIO, a bunch of letters were intercepted which reveal that Lewis Kent and his sidekick Marjan Jurjevic (an associate of Australian leftist politicians Jim Cairns and Bill Hartley) were instructed by the very Chief of UDBa, the infamous Alexander Rankovic, who later fell in 1966 after being discovered tapping Tito's phones, to provide intelligence for Yugoslavia under the cover of a group called the Yugoslav Settlers Association (YSA) in Australia
The equivalent would be Yuri Andropov, the Chairman of the KGB, directly running an US Congressman as a spy... This is an incredible find...
The document also reveals that prominent people in Skopje, The Socialist Republic of Macedonia, then a part of the Yugoslav federation wanted to be included in the loop.
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