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Cryptonym: AEWIGWAG-2

Definition:
She was the wife of an Agence France Presse correspondent in Moscow from 1964 to 1965 during the period the Communist Party allegedly gained control of the group's international service.
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
She and her husband were friends of Robert Korengold a reporter who attempted to interview Lee Harvey Oswald but the young defector refused to meet with him.
Sources:

104-10173-10107: CIA FILE ON KORENGOLD, ROBERT (BUD) J.

This document notes that AEWIGWAG-2's husband was a correspondent for the "Agence France Presse" in Moscow during 1965 and 1966. AEWIGWAG-2 stated that her husband "liked the Korengolds and found them to be clever and well informed people." It also mentions a related compilation of debriefings she offered the Agency present in a file labeled with journalist Robert Korengold's name.

104-10218-10033: KORENGOLD, ROBERT, 201-256092

The extensive document is a 1966 debriefing report of Agency intelligence source AEWIGWAG-2 regarding multiple people of possible operational interest. The sources detailed are media personalities, officials, and some with possible Soviet intelligence ties in Moscow in contact with the source or her husband.

Contributors:
Carmine Savastano

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