TITLE

KGB & the Soviet Secret Police

AUTHOR(S)
McGill, Sara Ann
PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
KGB & the Soviet Secret Police;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the history of the Soviet Union's secret police force, the Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti (KGB). Evolution of the Cheka police force into the KGB; Official responsibilities of the KGB, including the suppression of dissent; Role of the KGB in international espionage; Success of Yuri Andropov as head of the agency; Reorganization of the KGB by Boris Yeltsin.
ACCESSION #
17989409

 

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