Ivan Serov
State Security General Ivan Alexandrovich Serov (Russian: Иван Александрович Серов, August 13, 1905 – July 1, 1990) was a prominent leader of Soviet security and intelligence agencies, head of the...
Leonid Shebarshin
Leonid Vladimirovich Shebarshin (24 March 1935 – 30 March 2012) became head of the First Chief Directorate of the KGB in January 1989, when the former FCD chief, Vladimir Kryuchkov, was promoted...
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Vladimir Kryuchkov
Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov (Russian: Владимир Александрович Крючков) (29 February 1924 – 23 November 2007) was a Soviet lawyer, diplomat and head of the KGB, member of the Politburo of the Centr...
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Vladimir Semichastny
Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny (Russian: Владимир Ефимович Семичастный, January 15, 1924 – January 12, 2001) was the head of the KGB from November 1961 to April 1967 and prior to that in 19...
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Vitaly Fedorchuk
Vitaly Vasilyevich Fedorchuk (Russian: Виталий Васильевич Федорчук) (27 December 1918 – 29 February 2008) was a Ukrainian Soviet statesman and politician.
Fedorchuk was born in the Zhitomir re...
Yuri Andropov
Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov (/ænˈdroʊpɔːf, -pɒf/; Russian: Ю́рий Влади́мирович Андро́пов, Yuriy Vladimirovich Andropov; [ˈjʉrʲɪj vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ ɐnˈdropəf]; 15 June [O.S. 2 June&#...
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Vadim Bakatin
Vadim Viktorovich Bakatin (Russian: Вадим Викторович Бакатин) (born 6 November 1937) is a former Soviet politician who served as the last chairman of the KGB in 1991. He is the last surviving form...
List of Chairmen of the KGB
The Chairman of the KGB was the head of the Soviet KGB. He was assisted by one or two First Deputy Chairmen, and four to six Deputy Chairmen. And he was the head of the Collegium of the KGB— whi...
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Viktor Chebrikov
Viktor Mikhailovich Chebrikov (Russian: Виктор Михайлович Чебриков) (27 April 1923 – 2 July 1999) was a Soviet Union public official and security administrator and head of the KGB from December 19...
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Alexander Shelepin
Alexander Nikolayevich Shelepin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Шеле́пин; 18 August 1918 – 24 October 1994) was a Soviet state security officer and party statesman. He was a member of the Central...
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