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us: Soviet Union. Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del

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    • us: Soviet Union. Народный комиссариат внутренних дел
    • us: НКВД
    • us: NKVD
    • us: Н.К.В.Д.
    • us: N.K.V.D.
    • us: НКВД СССР
    • us: NKVD SSSR
    • us: Soviet Union. Narodny komissariat vnutrennikh del
    • us: Soviet Union. Komissariat vnutrennikh del, Narodnyĭ
    • us: Soviet Union. Внутренних дел, Народный комиссариат
    • us: Soviet Union. Vnutrennikh del, Narodnyĭ komissariat
    • us: Soviet Union. People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs
    • us: Soviet Union. Commissariat of Internal Affairs, People's
    • us: Soviet Union. Internal Affairs, People's Commissariat of
    • us: Soviet Union. People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs
    • us: Russia (1923- U.S.S.R.). Народный комиссариат внутренних дел
    • us: NKWD
    • us: NKWD ZSRR
    • us: Soviet Union. Народний комісаріят внутрішніх справ
    • us: Soviet Union. Narodnyĭ komisarii͡at vnutrishnikh sprav
    • us: НКВС
    • us: NKVS
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        Russia (1923- U.S.S.R.). Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del
    • Sources

      • found: Chekisty Azerbaĭdzhana, 1981 (name not given)
      • found: Enc. Brit., 15th ed., 1978: v. 7. p. 366 (NKVD; Narodny komissariat vnutrennikh del; People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs; became MVD in 1946)
      • found: LC data base, 8/23/83 (hdg.: Russia (1923- U.S.S.R.). Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del) LC manual auth. cd. (earlier name: Obʺedinennoe gosudarstvennoe politicheskoe upravlenie)
      • found: Katyń, c1990-: v. 1, t.p. (NKWD) p. 11, etc. (NKWD ZSRR)
      • found: Spet͡spereselent͡sy v Zapadnoĭ Sibiri, 1933-1938, 1994: p. 57 (In June 1934 OGPU was reorganized and renamed as the NKVD)
      • found: Lubi͡anka, 1997: t.p. (NKVD) p. 12 (by order of the T͡SIK SSSR on 10 June 1934, on the basis of the Obʺedinennoe gosudarstvennoe politicheskoe upravlenie (OGPU SSSR) the Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del (NKVD SSSR) was established) p. 26 (On 3 Feb. 1941 the NKVD SSSR was separated into two komissariats: NKVD SSSR and NKGB SSSR. The NKGB was headed by V.N. Merkulov. In June 1941 the NKVD and the NKGB were reunited into one NKVD SSSR. On 14 April 1943 the NKVD was again divided into two organizations: the NKVD SSSR and the Narkomat gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti SSSR (NKGB SSSR) which was again head by V.N. Merkulov) p. 35 (on 22 March 1946 the NKGB SSSR was renamed the Ministerstvo gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti SSSR (MGB SSSR))
      • found: Nepokaranyĭ zlochyn, 1999: t.p. (NKVS)
      • found: Encyc. of Ukraine: v. 3, p. 603-604 (NKVD (Russian: Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del; Ukrainian: NKVS, or Narodnyĭ komisariiat vnutrishnikh sprav [People's Commissaraiat for Internal Affairs]. A ministry of the Soviet government responsible for security and law enforcement that was set up on 7 November 1917 and reorganized as the MVD on 19 March 1946)
      • found: Soviet regular and political police in the 1930s, 2000: p. 1 (NKVD was also the name for the bureaucracy that controlled the regular police, the milit͡sii͡a, before 1934 and was separate from the OGPU (the political police); in 1934 a reorganization of the OGPU resulted in the NKVD that became eventually the KGB)
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      • 1983-08-30: new
      • 2012-03-01: revised
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