Definition of NKVD in English:

NKVD

Syllabification: NKVD
The secret police agency in the former Soviet Union that absorbed the functions of the former OGPU in 1934. It merged with the MVD in 1946.

Origin

abbreviation of Russian Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del 'People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs'.

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