"Shadow Ops" investigates true tales of high-stakes spy games from agents who risked their lives in global espionage. Interviews with CIA, FBI, KGB and MI6 veterans take viewers inside spell-binding narratives from the days of the Cold War.
Reagan's Secret Weapon Vladimir Vetrov was a top KGB spy until he betrayed his country and became a secret agent for the West. Code-named 'Farewell', he would become America's single-greatest asset in the US-Soviet Spy war. Escape from Moscow KGB Colonel turned double agent Oleg Gordievsky has spent ten years spying for Britain's secret service, MI6. Now the Soviets are on to him. His only hope for survival is to attempt a daring exfiltration plan. Codename: Trigon Martha Peterson is a CIA secret weapon, operating as a woman in the man's world of espionage in Cold War Moscow. Trigon, Peterson's code name, is a KGB turncoat, ready to hand over top-secret intelligence to bring down the Soviet Union from within.