The Soviet spy who saved Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill

by Tapesh

A legendary Russian spy who foiled a Nazi plot to assassinate Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin and Franklin D. Roosevelt has died aged 87, the former KGB announced yesterday.

Gevork Andreyevich Vartanyan, codenamed Amir, ensured the safety of the three leaders by exposing a plot to kill them at the historic 1943 Tehran conference of the 'Big Three' Allies.



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Teheran 43 is a 1981 USSR-France-Switzerland film made by Mosfilm, Mediterraneo Cine and Pro Dis Film, directed by Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov.

The film was the leader of Soviet distribution in 1981 and had 47.5 million viewers. It won the Golden Prize at the Moscow International Film Festival in 1981.