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A Mozhno girl (or Mozhno) was a type of female secret agent recruited by the Russian KGB to spy on foreign officials by seducing them. The name derives from the Russian word 'Mozhno', meaning 'it is permitted', as these agents were allowed to breach regulations restricting Russian contact with foreigners. After the death of Russian leader Joseph Stalin, the practice of hiring these agents was curtailed as some Mozhnos had actually married the people they were meant to be spying on.
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- Deacon, Richard (1987). Spyclopedia: the comprehensive handbook of espionage. W. Morrow. p. 405.