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NKVD (НКВД)
Fowk's Commissariat o Internal Affairs

Народный комиссариат внутренних дел
Naródnyi komissariát vnútrennikh dél
Emblema NKVD.svg
NKVD emblem
Agency overview
Furmed 1934
Preceding Agency NKVD o the RSFSR
Dissolved 1946
Supersedin agency MVD
Jurisdiction Soviet Union
Heidquarters Lubyanka Squerr, Moscow
Agency executives Genrikh Yagoda (1934–1936)
Nikolai Yezhov (1936–1938)
Lavrentiy Beria (1938–1945)
Sergei Kruglov (1945–1946)
Parent agency Cooncil o the Fowk's Commissars

The Fowk's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (Народный комиссариат внутренних дел, Narodnyi Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del), abbreviatit NKVD (НКВД Aboot this soond listen ), wis a law enforcement agency o the Soviet Union that directly executit the will o the Aw Union Communist Pairty. It wis closely associatit wi the Soviet secret polis, which at times wis pairt o the agency, an is kent for its poleetical repression during the era o Joseph Stalin.

Coordinates: 55°45′38″N 37°37′41″E / 55.7606°N 37.6281°E / 55.7606; 37.6281