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What does SSS stand for?

SSS stands for Soviet Secret Service

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Reading the Russian archive reports this week on the low opinion they held of their famous Cambridge spies, as an incompetent bunch of hopeless drunks, I can't help wondering why both the British and Soviet secret services ignored me all those years ago.
Vassall was a homosexual and whilst working as a clerk in the British Embassy in Moscow, he was caught in a 'honey trap' by the Soviet Secret Service and blackmailed into passing secrets to the Soviet Union.
Apparently without any help from the Soviet secret services, Blake was taken by car across Europe to East Berlin where he then presented himself to Soviet agents who took him to Moscow.
The Sun quoted experts as saying that Soviet secret service agents often posed as bystanders when foreign leaders toured the USSR during the Cold War.
However, I would have far more sympathy for his views if the newspaper he worked for wasn't housed in a building which adds nothing to the view of the waterfront from the river and is said by some to most resemble a Soviet secret service HQ.