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KGB:

see secret policesecret police,
policing organization operating in secrecy for the political purposes of its government, often with terroristic procedures. The Nature of a Secret Police
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KGB

the Committee of State Security, USSR agency (begun 1954) with responsibility for espionage and counter–espionage. [EB, V; 780]
See: Spying
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