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John Vassall

British civil servant, John Vassall worked in Russia during the 1950s and was lured into a homosexual honey trap by the soviet KGB (Soviet Security Agency). As homosexuality was then illegal in both the UK and Soviet Russia, the KGB blackmailed Vassall into becoming a spy for the Soviet Union against his own country.

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