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NKGB

abbreviation for
(Historical Terms) (formerly) People's Commissariat of State Security: the Soviet secret police from 1943 to 1946
[from Russian Narodny komissariat gosudarstvennoi bezopasnosti]
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He is also attributed with creating a vast spy network and totalitarian police state through the expansion of the Soviet secret police--the GPU, OGPU, NKVD, and then NKGB (forerunners to the KGB).
Metropolitan Josyf (Slipyj), who succeeded Metropolitan Andrey as archbishop of Lviv, was aware that the metropolitans palace was under NKGB surveillance.
In the subsequent months the Katyn lie was reinforced by fabricated "evidence" provided by the Soviet security departments NKVD and NKGB.
In September and October 1943, NKVD and NKGB officers from headquarters in Moscow and from the NKVD Board of the Smolensk Oblast arrived at the crime scene.
From the beginning of October 1943 to January 1944, officers of the NKVD and NKGB made efforts to hide the truth about the crimes and create a false picture of the fate of Polish prisoners of war.
They were killed by the NKGB (Russian abbreviation for the People's Commissariat for State Security) and subsequently the MGB (Ministry of State Security), the predecessors of the KGB (Committee for State Security).
270);" and "Informational material on CPC prepared by Secretariat member Aerova; inquiry by NKGB into Carr Seme and others, and Dmitrov's response, 1942-1943 (File No.
the Soviet NKVD and NKGB carried out mass deportations in Latvia,
It is uncertain which of the branches of the Soviet secret police he served in his early days-NKVD, NKGB, SMERSH --but each played a major role in some of the bloodiest atrocities and mass murders in human history.