Definition of KGB in English:

KGB

Syllabification: KGB
  • The state security police (1954–91) of the former Soviet Union with responsibility for external espionage, internal counterintelligence, and internal “crimes against the state.”.

Origin

Russian, abbreviation of Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti 'Committee of State Security'.

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