Andrey (azangru) wrote,
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Once a spy

Маша Гессен. The Man without a Face:

He said he would leave the KGB. “Once a spy, always a spy,” his friend responded; this was a common Soviet saying.

А как это common Soviet saying звучит по-русски?

Да, и поразительно все-таки, что нацлидер, каким рисует его Маша Гессен, вместо того чтобы ее, Машу, прибить за эту книжку, имел с ней беседу о том, не посодействовать ли ее возвращению в «Вокруг света».
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