Russian Military in Kaliningrad
Kalinigrad region is one of the most armed and important regions in Russia. Stucked between NATO countries it serves both as bridgehead and pocket for Russian military. Basing on open sources and visits we establish a image of what military units and bases are located in Kaliningrad region.

Soviet Military Expansionism and post-Soviet revival: Soviet and Russian military bases abroad
Major overview of the Soviet military bases abroad and their revival by Russian Federation. New maps and information about every country that had and currently has Russian military presence.

Belarusian factor: Belarusian military, cooperation with Russia and its threat to the West. The Zapad 2017 scare
Belarus is just as important for Russian military as Kaliningrad and Crimea. The article describes and analysis the Belarusian military, their cooperation with Russia and threats it makes. Also focus is placed on joint Russian-Belarusian drills Zapad 2017

Russian Communication Hubs in Leningrad region
The main Russian communication hubs in Leningrad region and St.Petersburg. Information and pictures about them basing on internet sources and visits.

Before Enigma: The Early Numbers Stations Monitors
Number Stations monitoring in the Monitoring Times magazine by “Havana Moon” revealing facts about CIA 4-digit numbers transmissions and other known numbers stations from 1983 to 1989.

Beyond Enigma: Numbers Stations Monitoring in 1990s
Numbers Stations monitoring during 90’s in the Monitoring Times journal. Logs, observations and first encounters with HAARP.

ENIGMA Newsletters 1-18
The original preserved newsletters created by the ENIGMA group from 1993-2000, now archived in the British Library.

Working at a numbers station, a story from a numbers stations operator
A First hand account of a person who worked as operator at the numbers stations site.

FBI Operation SOLO – Numbers Stations Revealed
Declassified documents from the FBI Vault were used to show the use of numbers stations during the Cold War.  It also reveals Morris Child’s role as an undercover FBI agent during the war.

The Russian Spy Ring of 2010, The use of Ciphers and Radio Messages
Based on public FBI documents, this article describes the use of ciphers and radio messages by the infamous Russian spy ring uncovered on 2010. One of their members was Anna Champman.

The Game: KGB against CIA and SIS in the Baltic States 1945-1956
British SIS and US CIA operation in the Soviet occupied Baltic States and KGB counter intelligence measures. Reveals the use of ciphers and radio communications that had a crucial role in the game between western agencies and the KGB.

TRIGON Numbers Station: The Case of Alexandr Ogorodnik
The mystery of the one of the most successful CIA spies in Soviet Moscow and the Numbers station he used.

STASI German/Russian Lexicon of Intelligence Terms
The document revealed by Major Vasili Mitrokhin shows the STASI use ofnumbers stations.  Fully translated from Russian to English.

The First Numbers Stations
Elaborating on the first instance of a numbers station from WWI: 100 Years of espionage, and the passage that confirms it from the ENIGMA Newsletter.

Növö – The Shortwaves review
New digital music album dedicated to numbers stations and shortwaves reviewed here on

Stasi Sprach Morse Machine
The German Stasi Sprach machine was used to send coded messages through numbers stations by automated voice and could also be used to send numbers in Morse code.  It was used primarily by East Germany (DDR), Russia, and Cuba.

World War I: 100 Years of Espionage
Includes the history of methods used in WWI for espionage and radio communications.  Also includes the first mention and uses of a numbers station.

CIA Agents in East Germany. Documents of the Use of The Numbers Stations
German Democratic Republic intelligence service  STASI documents show information about numbers stations used by CIA in the GDR, their use and decryption methods.

The Swedish Security Service Releases Info on a Numbers Station
The Säkerhetspolisen (Swedish Security Service) has released new info from their archives on their involvement with numbers stations.  This is another rare instance of a government agency confirming their use of them.  The Counter Intellegence section of their site published a recording of the numbers station identified as S10 – The Czech Lady.

How the One Time Pad Works: CIA instruction
CIA special instruction from 1975 explaining the basics of the one time pad.

The Origin of Buzzer Monolyth Messages, The Soviet Nuclear Defense System, and The Myth of The Dead Hand
This article goes into depth of the Soviets nuclear defense system and what the “Dead Hand” really was.



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