Sergei Kourdakov
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Sergei Kourdakov

Agent + Naval Officer + Writer
Male
Born Mar 1, 1951
Hometown Soviet Union
Died Jan 1, 1973
Death Place Running Springs, ...
Nationality Russian

Sergei Nicholaevich Kourdakov was a former KGB agent and naval officer who from his late teen years carried out more than 150 raids in underground Christian communities in regions of the Soviet Union in the 1960s. At the age of twenty, he defected to Canada while a naval officer on a Soviet trawler in the Pacific and converted to Evangelical Christianity.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Sergei Kourdakov was born on March 1, 1951 in Novosibirsk Oblast, Soviet Union. … Read More

TEENAGE

1966 15 Years Old In the summer of 1966, Kourdakov and two close friends of his obtained a large amount of hashish from Turkestan and began a narcotics business. … Read More
1967 16 Years Old By this time Sergei Kourdakov had already become the leader of the Communist Youth League of his area. He graduated from his school in June 1967 and was awarded a silver medal for being the second best student in his grade level. … Read More
1968 17 Years Old 1 More Event
After completing a year of study at the academy in July 1968, he continued his studies at the Petropavlovsk Naval Academy in Kamchatka, at the Eastern border of Russia. … Read More
1969 18 Years Old While working at his Communist Youth League office in May 1969, Sergei Kourdakov was visited by Ivan Azarov, a well-known KGB official. … Read More
On April 22, 1970, Sergei Kourdakov attended a live televised major Communist party convention to celebrate the 100th birthday of Vladimir Lenin and honor the future leaders of the party. … Read More

TWENTIES

In January 1971, Kourdakov graduated from the Petropavlovsk Naval Academy as a radio officer and was assigned to duty on a Soviet Navy destroyer. … Read More
1972 21 Years Old On May 1, 1972, Kourdakov joined Underground Evangelism and moved to California where he moved in with a family that had heard his story and offered him a place to stay. … Read More
…  He is known for having written The Persecutor (also known as Forgive Me, Natasha), an autobiography that was written shortly before his death in 1973 and published posthumously. … Read More
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