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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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6) As historians have long known, the Stalinist secret police and its plethora of acronyms--GPU, NKVD, NKGB, MGB--was a world characterized by shifting boundaries of authority, continually changing standards of loyalty, and institutional shapelessness.
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).
To achieve this goal, they used the Security Police, Siguranta, which was modeled after the Soviet commissariat and placed under the direction of the NKVD and NKGB following the coup d'etat of 23 August 1944, when Romania joined the Allies, abandoning its previous alliance with the Third Reich (Deletant 114).
El comisario Beria decreto crear el Departamento S para concentrar la informacion del espionaje atomico que recolectaban el Departamento del Extranjero del NKGB y la Direccion de Inteligencia Militar (GRU).
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.
The NKGB had thoroughly infiltrated Great Britain's high government circles with traitorous British-born NKGB agents.
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).
La NKGB controlaba no solo a sus agentes, sovieticos y mexicanos, sino a buena cantidad de informantes a sueldo, militantes del Partido Comunista Mexicano (PCM), y simpatizantes de varias nacionalidades, sobre todo espanoles refugiados, asi como a muchos periodistas, intelectuales y lideres sociales.
Certainly Stalin's secret services (the CPU, NKVD, NKGB, MVD) compared in depravity with Hitler's Gestapo and the SS, but Russia's post-Stalin secret services have not always acted worse than our own FBI or CIA.
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.
A special channel of information was provided by the opening and inspection of private correspondence, which was conducted by departments of censors, based in the headquarters of the NKVD (People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs) and the NKGB (People's Commissariat for State Security).