Ruth Rivkin

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Ruth Rivkin was an American who worked for the predecessor agency which later became the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) during World War II. Rivkin also was a source for Golos-Bentley network of spies that worked for Soviet intelligence and was engaged in espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union.


  • Elizabeth Bentley deposition 30 November 1945, FBI file 65-14603.
  • John Earl Haynes and Harvey Klehr, Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America, Yale University Press (1999), pgs. 379, 471.