A taste of the Cold War in NYC: welcome to the KGB Spy Museum

A taste of the Cold War in NYC: welcome to the KGB Spy Museum

A Lenin bust in the window, Soviet background music, KGB agents' desks recreated in minute detail: welcome to the brand new KGB Spy Museum, giving visitors a taste of the Cold War, right in the heart of Manhattan.
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