Residency in the Soviet Union (Yuri Andropov’s official biography rather resembles to a cover story of a professional spy)

Lifting the veil from the ancestry of Yuri V. Andropov also sheds light on some peculiarities of the prehistory and heritage of the Stalinist system. The study investigates the historical and personal reasons behind the efforts to conceal Andropov's Jewish ancestry, presenting the first important positions in the career of the KGB chief and later secretary general, who also was the USSR's ambassador to Hungary in 1956.