New Revelations about Stasi Spy Kurras Soviets Had Help during Checkpoint Charlie Standoff

In recent weeks, Germany has been taking a hard look at its Cold War history after it was revealed that a Stasi spy shot and killed student demonstrator Benno Ohnesorg in 1967. Now new details reveal that the same officer spied for the Soviets during the 1961 Checkpoint Charlie standoff.
Soviet tanks at Checkpoint Charlie on October 28, 1961.

Soviet tanks at Checkpoint Charlie on October 28, 1961.

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