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Main

The Cheka

1917 - 1922

All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage

The GPU

1922 - 1923

State Political Administration

The OGPU

1923 - 1934

United State Political Administration

The NKVD

1934 - 1943

Peoples Commissariat for Internal Affairs

The NKGB

1943 - 1946

Peoples Commissariat for State Security

The MGB

1946 - 1953

Ministry for State Security

The MVD

1953 - 1954

Ministry of Internal Affairs

The KGB

1954 - 1991

Committee for State Security