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Synonyms for KGB

formerly the predominant security police organization of Soviet Russia

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Mr Driberg and Mr Fletcher were among Britons named as KGB agents in thousands of files smuggled out of Russia by him.
Since they were not allowed to see the finding aids for the files, they were (and we are) completely at the mercy of the KGB's gatekeepers, whose principles of selection are unknown.
15 letter to WCC's member churches, councils and central committee members, General Secretary Konrad Raiser wrote that the Digest's KGB material "includes nothing which has not been published by many European media during the past year." Harriss was given the WCC's responses to those reports, Raiser wrote, but "he has chosen not to take account of it in his presentation."
KGB commander Vassiliev (Eric Godon) reneges on this deal and Anna must continue her covert work or face the dire repercussions of disobedience.
KGB rhetoric typically justified the tactic by focusing on how it reshaped the behavior of individuals; for example, Iurii Andropov wrote (using the KGB's euphemistic rhetoric) that each prophylactic chat helped its target "recognize his misconceptions and find his place in life." (4) Dissident sources usually mirrored the KGB's emphasis on individual citizens, but with a more sinister emphasis, portraying profilaktika as a form of intimidation intended to prevent further anti-Soviet activities by its victims.
Mr Kalugin was so senior, he was one of only three men in a meeting in which the KGB sanctioned the assassination of Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov, via a poisoned umbrella, in London in 1978.
Former Reader's Digest senior editor John Barron, in his 1974 book KGB: The Secret Work of Soviet Secret Agents, noted that by 1939 the Russian Orthodox Church had virtually disappeared in the Soviet Union.
A company headed by the former chief of KGB counterintelligence will provide security for U.S.
Lithuania's Parliamentarians disagreed on publishing names of all former KGB collaborators, including those who had come forward about their KGB past and had received a promise from the state to protect their identity.
A team from Service A, a key department in the KGB's First Chief Directorate (which was responsible for collecting intelligence and special operations outside the USSR) traveled to Paris to gathered intelligence ahead of the operation.
Soviet-era documents show that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas worked in the 1980s for the KGB, the now-defunct intelligence agency where Russian leader Vladimir Putin once served, Israeli researchers said on Thursday.
Xpress Money has announced a strategic tie-up with Kerala Gramin Bank (KGB); this partnership is facilitated by Muthoot Forex Ltd., Xpress Money's Principal Agent, that has appointed KGB as a Sub Agent, to offer Xpress Money's superior remittance services in the state.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Belarusian State Security Committee (KGB) announced that an attempt was made on Tuesday to hijack a Kutaisi-Minsk passenger airplane.