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Yuri Bezmenov


The Art of Subversion and Demoralization 

Yuri Bezmenov, a.k.a. Tomas Schuman, soviet KGB defector, explains in detail his scheme for the KGB process of subversion and takeover of target societies at a lecture in Los Angeles, 1983.  Yuri Alexandrovitch Bezmenov is a former KGB propagandist who was assigned to New Delhi, India, defected to the West in 1970, and was interviewed by Edward Griffin in 1985.

Bezmenov explains his background, some of his training, and exactly how Soviet propaganda is spread in other countries in order to subvert their teachers, politicians, and other policy makers to a mindset receptive to the Soviet ideology. He also  explains in detail the goal of Soviet propaganda as total subversion of another country and the 4 step formula for achieving this goal. He recalls the details of how he escaped India, defected to the West, and settled in Montreal as an announcer for the CBC. 


Yuri Alexandrovitch Bezmenov was born in 1939 in the former Soviet Union and worked as a journalist for Pravda. In this capacity, he secretly answered to the KGB. His true job was to further the aims of communist Russia. After being assigned to a station in India, Bezmenov eventually grew to love the people and culture of India, while, at the same time, he began to resent the KGB-sanctioned oppression of intellectuals who dissented from Moscow’s policies. He decided to defect to the West. Bezmenov/Schuman is best remembered for his Pro-American Anti-communist lectures and books
from the 1980s.

In 1984, he gave an interview to G. Edward Griffin who, at that time, was a member of the John Birch Society, an anti-communist group. Bezmenov explained in this interview the methods used by the Soviet KGB to secretly subvert the democratic system of the United States. 


Tomas D. Schuman authored the book Love Letter to America, W.I.N., Almanac Panorama, Los Angeles 1984, ISBN 0-935090-13-4. In Love Letter to America he writes, “Like a true-life Winston Smith, from the George Orwell book 1984, Tomas Schuman worked for the communist equivalent of Orwell’s Ministry of Truth – The Novosti Press Agency (RIA Novosti). Novosti, which means “News” in Russian, exists to produce slanted and false stories to plant in the foreign media. The term for this KGB effort is “disinformation”.

Tomas D. Schuman was associated with World Information Network (WIN) located at 31220 La Baya Dr. #110, Westlake, CA 91362. WIN published WIN PANORAMA books and cassettes along with the WIN Panorama Report newsletter. WIN also published under the name WIN Almanac Panorama, or Almanac.


In 1985, Tomas D. Schuman wrote No Novosti is Good News, Almanac, ISBN 0935090177 and in 1986 he wrote World
Thought Police, Almanac, ASIN B0007246RO. An order form at the rear of Love Letter To America offers
a book called KAL 007 and a cassette called “Radio Moscow” by Schuman. 


Tomas Schuman (Yuri Bezmenov) L.A. 1983 pt.IV 1/2 lectured that the Soviet Union may have shot down flight Korean Air Lines Flight 007 aka KAL 007 to kill Larry McDonald, a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the seventh congressional district of Georgia as a Democrat. In addition to being a congressman, Larry McDonald was chairman of the John Birch Society and considered communism an international conspiracy. McDonald was a founder of the Western Goals Foundation that combated the threat of communism. 

McDonald introduced Resolution 773 calling for a comprehensive Congressional investigation into the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Trilateral Commission. A May 1983 broadcast of Crossfire, recorded months before Soviet interceptors shot down KAL 007, killing anti-communist Congressman McDonald along with 268 other souls, can be found on YouTube entitled Larry McDonald on the New World Order (NWO). The whereabouts of Yuri Bezmenov, aka Tomas David Schuman, is unknown but unconfirmed internet sources report that he died in 1997 in Canada. The G. Edward Griffin interview along with many other lectures by Yuri Bezmenov aka Tomas Schuman are summarized below.  Copies of original material are available for download via library links:

Media Files

1.    Yuri Bezmenov Psychological Warfare.mp3
2.    Yuri Bezmenov, full.mp3
3.    Yuri Brainwashing.mp3


1.    Brainwashing Russian Soviet Psycho-Political Subversion, 1959.pdf
2.    Demoralization, Destabilization, Insurgency, Normalization.pdf
3.    Fellow Humans, America Taken Over by Storm and Football.pdf
4.    Love Letter to America by Yuri Bezmenov.pdf
5.    No Novosti Is Good News (Russian NOVOSTI means espionage and terrorism).pdf
6.    No Novosti Is Good News text.pdf
7.    Schuman Tomas aka Yuri Bezmenov - Deception Was My Job.pdf
8.    Stages of Subversion.pdf
9.    World Thought Police by Tomas Schuman, 1986, 68pgs.pdf
10.    Yuri Bezmenov - Black Is Beautiful text.pdf
11.    Yuri Bezmenov - Black Is Beautiful.pdf
12.    Yuri Bezmenov GB Demoralization Stages.pdf
13.    Yuri Bezmenov Love Letter to America.pdf
14.    Yuri Bezmenov on Demoralization.pdf




1.    My Life as a KGB Spy in America The Truth Behind Soviet Spies in Washington, DC 1995.mp4
2.    Soviet Subversion of the Free World Press, 1984.mp4
3.    Yuri Bezmenov - Psychological Warfare, Subversion & Control of Western Society.mp4


tags: subversion, demoralization, mind control, brainwashing, deception, indoctrination, propaganda, USSR, Soviet, KGB

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