During the darkest days of the Soviet Union, the chiefs of the NKVD
were the country's second most important officials.
were directly under Stalin's control and made the KGB look like a gentle group therapy unit.
conducted group executions of thousands of people in the forests outside the city [Poznan].
In the subsequent months the Katyn lie was reinforced by fabricated "evidence" provided by the Soviet security departments NKVD
3]n Mercader del RA-o, a Spanish Communist and agent for Russia's notorious NKVD
intelligence agency, murdered the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky in Mexico City in 1940 under orders from Joseph Stalin.
Initially known by the acronym MVD, the ministry's intelligence unit was renamed NKVD
mobilizuotas i Raudonaja armija, tiksliau--uzdaromas i specialuji NKVD
A bit like the NKVD
, Nic says, without the thumbscrews.
Stalin's secret war; the NKVD
on the Eastern front.
By cleverly exploiting the new evidence made available to scholars since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, including NKVD
data ("as flawed as they might be" p.
If, like me, he had had dealings with the SS and SA stormtroopers of the last war and later the Soviet secret police the GPU and NKVD
, he would know that they killed millions of people through their commitment to atheism.
They and others like them (professors, artists, doctors, librarians) are transported in cattle cars to Siberia where they become slaves to the NKVD
, later known as the KGB, the intelligence and security police of the former Soviet Union.