GRU

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GRU

abbreviation for
(Military) (formerly) the Soviet military intelligence service; the military counterpart of the KGB
[from Russian Glavnoye Razvedyvatelnoye Upravleniye Main Intelligence Directorate]
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His colleague Viktor Abramkin is a former agent for the Glavnoye Razvedyvatelnoye Upravlenie (GRU), which was responsible for military intelligence.
-THE GRU (Glavnoye Razvedyvatelnoye Upravlenie or Chief Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff) was not a wing of the KGB (Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti or Committee for State Security).