Rudolf Abel was a notorious spy during the Cold War, arguably the most successful Soviet spy of all time. But he wasn't born in the Soviet Union, nor was his real name Rudolf Abel.
A Spy By Any Other Name
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In 1927, the notorious Rudolf Abel and then-nuclear physicist joined in the service of Soviet espionage. 01:30
Famous Soviet spy Rudolf Abel managed to evade the FBI after his assistant betrayed him by giving information about his whereabouts. 04:06