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Cryptonym: AE

Definition:
Soviet Union sources, in particular defectors and agents.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Cold Warrior, by Tom Mangold, p.166

from the book: The Soviet Division (which the CIA identified internally with the digraph "AE") assigned Nosenko the random code name "AEFOX- TROT."

Philip Agee, CIA Diary: Inside the Company, p. 48

AE = Soviet Union. USSR agents in place were given the digraph AE followed by a code name.

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