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Russia Loses Two Men of the Cold War Era

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Russia Loses Two Men of the Cold War Era

Remembrances

Russia Loses Two Men of the Cold War Era

Russia Loses Two Men of the Cold War Era

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Two figures who played pivotal roles in the Cold War died this past week.

Alexander Feklisov died in Moscow at the age of 93; he was the KGB handler of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed in 1953 for giving America's atomic secrets to the Soviet Union.

And Russian choreographer Igor Moiseyev, who brought his folk dance troupe to the Metropolitan Opera house in a cultural exchange in 1958, died Friday at the age of 101.