NKVD

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Origin of NKVD

< Russian N(aródnyĭ) K(omissariát) V(nútrennikh) D(el) People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs
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NKVD

abbreviation for
  1. (formerly) People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs: the Soviet police and secret police from 1934 to 1943: the police from 1943 to 1946

Word Origin for NKVD

from Russian Narodny komissariat vnutrennikh del People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs
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