She was awarded the medal “For Interaction”
Review "MK" Eva Merkacheva won an award from the Foreign Intelligence Service for a series of materials about declassified documents and department employees. The medal was presented to her by SVR director Sergei Naryshkin.
Legends of Soviet and Russian intelligence have more than once become the heroes of MK publications. Among them are Gevork Vartanyan, Alexey Botyan, Kim Philby and many others. Most of them, alas, are no longer with us. They gave their last interviews to newspaper columnist Eva Merkacheva. Thanks to her publications, details of the life and service of intelligence chief Pavel Fitin, doctor and illegal immigrant Leonid Linitskikh, Nadezhda Troyan, a participant in the special operation to eliminate one of the most brutal fascists Wilhelm Kube, Nadezhda Troyan, intelligence officer Vitaly Korotkov, etc., became known for the first time. So the medal “For Interaction” She deservedly found her hero.