Goar Vartanian

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Vartanian in 2005

Goar Levonovna Vartanian (Armenian: Գոհար Լևոնի Վարդանյան Russian: Гоар Левоновна Вартанян; 25 January 1926 – 25 November 2019) was an Armenian woman who spied for the Soviet Union together with her husband Gevork Vartanian.

She became a member of an anti-fascist group in 1942. They uncovered and prevented Operation Long Jump, an attempt by the Nazis to murder Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill, and Franklin Roosevelt at the Tehran Conference in 1943.[1]

Vartanian died on 25 November 2019 at the age of 93.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Soviet spy who foiled Nazi plot to kill allied leaders dies aged 93". The Guardian. AFP. 26 November 2019. Retrieved 2 December 2019.