NEW LIES FOR OLD The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation ANATOLIY GOLITSYN TO THE MEMORY OF Anna Akhmatova CONSCIENCE. Throughout KGB defector Major Anatoliy Golitsyn’s second book Under Golitsyn’s original understanding, as presented in New Lies for Old. New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation has 40 ratings and 4 reviews. Steve said: Written Anatoliy Golitsyn. · Rating.

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When Stalin read the report of the press conference, he asked who was the agent’s controller, and then said: Above all, the value of information from defectors and refugees depends on their good faith, since it is common practice for the communist security and intelligence services to send provocateurs abroad golirsyn this guise to act as channels for disinformation.

Indeed, the composition of the department made it clear that it had both political and military objectives. Indeed, the fact that not one political party in the West voiced a need to verify the collapse of the USSR would have also alerted Golitsyn that the political parties of the West were co-opted by Marxists, since the survival of the West depends on verification.

Communist parties in the noncommunist world had failed to gain influence or, in many cases, even legal recognition because of their obvious subservience to Moscow. Molotov and Malenkov emerged as the leaders of the opposition.

Anatoliy Golitsyn – Wikipedia

By the end of the issues that had caused actual and potential splits in the communist world, principally Stalinist interference in the affairs of other communist states, had been finally and decisively resolved.

Since this operation involved misrepresentation of the issues involved in Stalinism and de- Staiinization and provided part of the basic technique for the program of strategic disinformation operations launched init merits detailed explanation.

The following succinct proof proves the Marxist co-option of the West Not a newspaper mentioned it. Western propaganda was keeping the communist regimes under constant pressure.

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Too many rehabilitations of Golihsyn victims had been allowed too quickly; the party and the security service had been too passive in the face of the spontaneous reactions of intellectuals to the revelation of Stalin’s crimes; above all, the Soviet leaders accepted that they should have consulted the parties of the other communist countries in advance.

These were golitzyn in official Soviet policy; emphasis on the conflicting national interests of communist countries and parties at the expense of their ideological solidarity; and the dissolution of the Comintern inwhich caused many Western observers to believe that worldwide communist subversion had been abandoned.

It specified that disinformation must function in accordance with the requirements of military strategy and diplomacy, and stipulated that in all circumstances it must be nfw to policy.


To impress anatoly Soviet people, trials of members of the opposition — some genuine, some false — were held throughout the country. The book classified different types of disinformation as strategic, political, military, technical, economic, and diplomatic. These are some extracts: Some claims are more believable as others.

The internal role of disinformation is, on the one hand, to conceal the undemocratic, antinational, unlawful, and even criminal methods of resolving internal crises and, on the other, to minimize or neutralize internal antiregime activities while at the same time preventing or neutralizing any attempt from outside to foment and exploit those activities.

Under Mironov the Administrative Organs Department became very important. It was at Golltsyn insistence that such references were included.

They were rewarded for this suggestion with posts in the Central Committee apparatus. They serve to support the interests of long-range policy, and their forms, patterns, and objectives are therefore determined by the nature of the policy in any given period.

To discover the answer, one must begin by examining the sources of information available to Western analysts. Disinformation in Communist Regimes It is not only by communist governments that disinformation is practiced. Regarding the first claim, Golitsyn had said from the beginning that the KGB would try to plant defectors in an effort to discredit him.


Lifs House,pgs. All of them without exception knew of the crisis in the communist system and all of them agreed on the urgent necessity of abandoning Stalinist policies.

New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation

Early in a secret party letter warned party members against revealing state and party secrets. In connection with this proposal, he attended a meeting of the Secretariat chaired by Stalin and a meeting of the Presidium chaired by Malenkov and attended by Khrushchev, Brezhnev, and Bulganin.

Lee Edwardsen rated it really liked it May 26, Agreement between the communist leaders on a new Leninist program for world revolution was golitayn half the battle.

They were the “Change of Signposts” movement and the “Eurasian” movement.

In order to be wnatoliy, such a policy needs a cloak or anxtoliy to mask or distort its specific objectives, tactics, and maneuvers while at the same time it creates favorable conditions in the countries concerned for the achievement of its goals. On the other hand, there was disagreement on the nature and extent of the changes needed. The three main conditions for the success of these operations were the existence of clearly defined and agreed allied war aims, the wartime system of press and snatoliy censorship, and the insight the allies had gained into German intelligence, particularly through their ability to decipher German communications.

The older members, like Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Mikoyan, and Suslov, wanted to purge themselves of the taint of Stalinism and rehabilitate themselves in the eyes of history. Aryeh rated it really liked it Jan 30, Under Colonel Agayants was Colonel Grigorenko, a specialist in counterin- telligence work at home and emigration operations abroad.