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Overview page. Subjects: World History — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(initial Russian letters for ‘People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs’) The Soviet secret police agency responsible from 1934 for internal security and the labour prison camps, having...

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NKVD

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(initial Russian letters for ‘People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs’) The Soviet secret police agency responsible from 1934 for internal security and the labour prison camps, having...

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NKVD

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Has origins which go back to the beginnings of Soviet power. The All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-revolution and Sabotage (Vecheka) was founded on 20 December...

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NKVD

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 151 words.

A ministry in the USSR which included and reorganized all the security forces in 1934, including OGPU, Cheka's

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NKVD

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 155 words.

A ministry in the USSR which included and reorganized all the security forces in 1934, including OGPU, *Cheka

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NKVD

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 87 words.

(initial Russian letters for ‘People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs’) The Soviet secret police agency responsible from 1934 for internal security

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NKVD

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 87 words.

The Soviet secret police agency responsible from 1934 for internal security and the labour prison camps, having absorbed the functions

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NKVD

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 3 words.

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NKVD

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 3 words.

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NKVD

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 1364 words.

has origins which go back to the beginnings of Soviet power. The All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-revolution and Sabotage

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The Great Terror in Historical Perspective: The Records of the Statistical Department of the Investigative Organs of OGPU/NKVD

Stephen G. Wheatcroft.

in The Anatomy of Terror

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. 8820 words.

There is much quantitative data on different aspects of the Soviet repressive system, but there has remained a reluctance to place much faith in these data. Oleg Khlevniuk rightly stated...

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