MGB


the Ministry of State Security in the U.S.S.R. that functioned as the government's secret-police organization from 1946–53.
Compare KGB.

Origin of MGB

<Russian, for Ministérstvo gosudárstvennoĭ bezopásnosti

Words nearby MGB

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British Dictionary definitions for MGB

MGB

abbreviation for

Ministry of State Security; the Soviet secret police from 1946 to 1954

Word Origin for MGB

from Russian Ministerstvo gosudarstvennoi bezopasnosti
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