Defectors from the Soviet Union > Defectors from the Soviet Union
|Document Title||Defectors from the Soviet Union|
|Document Date||20 August 1949 - 13 September 1949|
|Themes||Intelligence Organisation and Administration, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Regions||Europe, North America|
|Countries||Austria, Germany, Soviet Union, United States of America|
|Organisations||Foreign Office, Information Research Department, Permanent Under-Secretary's Department|
|People||William Hayter, William Strang|
1. Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South East Asia; 2. Threat to Formosa; 3. The Use by the Germans of Soviet Nationals Against the Soviet Union in World War II; 4. Intelligence Liaison with the Americans in the Far East; 5. Likely Situation in Malaya, North Borneo and Sarawak up to the End of 1952; 6. Soviet and Satellite Defectors and Refugees; 7. Visits of Soviet Scientists to the United Kingdom; 8. Reports on Communism
1. Invasion of Southern Korea; 2. Chinese Communist Threat in the Far East and South-East Asia; 3. Soviet Intentions in Austria; 4. Intelligence Guidance for the United States Representatives on the Regional Planning Groups of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisations; 5. Soviet and Satellite Defectors and Refugees; 6. Defence Research and Development Policy - Intelligence on Russian Development; 7. Turkish Intentions and Capabilities in the Event of War; 8. Threat to Yugoslavia
1. Russian Intentions in Berlin; 2. Intelligence on the Far East; 3. Policy and Procedure for Handling Defectors; 4. Assessment of the Threat of Sabotage in the United Kingdom in Peace and War and Counter-Measures; 5. Secretary's Minute - J.I.C./1045/49; 6. Irish Republic - Intelligence; 7. Atomic Energy Research in France
1. Russian Preparedness for War; 2. Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff A. Russian Activity (Other than Overt Propaganda) Intended to Promote a Policy of Subversion. B. Reports on Russian Scale and Nature of Attack for 1957. C. The Possibility of the Soviet Union Making War on Yugoslavia in Order to Regain Complete Control. D. The Availability and Utilisation of Russian and Satellite Skilled Manpower. E. The Possibility of the Soviet Union Reaching a High State of Readiness for War Behind the Iron Curtain Without the Western Powers Being Aware of It. F. Periodical Revision of "Soviet Interests, Capabilities and Intentions - J.I.C. (48) 9 (Final). G. Exchange of Views with the United States; 3. A Certain Report about the Middle East; 4. Supply of Arms to Palestine; 5. Communist Influence in the African Continent
1. Russian Preparedness for War; 2. Exchange of Views with the United States; 3. Situation in South China; 4. The Use of Atomic Bombs in a War Against the Soviet Union; 5. Chairman, Joint Intelligence Committee, Far East; 6. Policy and Procedure for Handling Political Refugees of Intelligence Value; 7. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 8. Communist Propaganda in Africa; 9. Visit by Head of the Joint Intelligence Bureau, Canada.
1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Possible Courses of Action by the Soviet Union in Order to Regain Complete Control over Yugoslavia; 3. Implications of Certain Aspects of United States Strategy for War in 1951; 4.Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 5. Russian Controlled German Police; 6. Intelligence Requirements from United States Sources in China; 7. Guidance to Attaches Abroad Concerning Defectors.
1. Anglo-American Planning Talks, 1951; 2. Value of Defectors; 3. Situation in Korea; 4. Captain A.J. Baker-Cresswell, R.N.; 5. Air Commodore A.J. Rankin; 6. Examination of Soviet Satellite or Other Equipment Which May Come Temporarily into U.K. Possession in Peacetime; 7. Communist China; 8. Vulnerability of the Soviet Bloc to Economic Warfare; 9. Review of Chinese Communist Intentions Towards Hong Kong