Phillip de Valcourt

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About me

Gender Male
Location United States
Introduction Writer and student of 20th century Russia and the Soviet Union with an emphasis on state security agencies of various Warsaw Pact countries from the Cheka to the KGB and the agencies it helped create from Mongolia to Poland. I am also an avid collector of Soviet era security service awards and documents with a particular interest in the functioning of the KGB as a means to maintain the political and social power of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Interests The truth
Favorite Movies Inception, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 2001: A Space Odyssey
Favorite Music Pink Floyd, elements of nearly all musical genres - there are exceptions of course.
Favorite Books The Master and Margarita, The Insulted and Humiliated, Naked Lunch, Stranger in a Strange Land, Ulysses, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and dozens more