The modern FSB security service is the modern incarnation of the KGB, and this museum in the heart of the imposing Liubianka complex is devoted to the great and notorious history of the mysterious organisation. There's a collection of spy gadgets garnered from those who have fallen foul of the organisation, including mini-bombs and venom-tipped umbrellas. The history of spying is illuminated by the documented biographies of various big catches among of foreign spy networks. Finally, a rogue's gallery of former KGB heads includes Stalin's infamous henchman Lavrentii Beria, the controversial founder Felix Dzerzhinksi, and current Russian president Vladimir Putin. Entry is in groups on a pre-arranged basis only.
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