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The new KGB, engine of Soviet power

Author: William R Corson; Robert T Crowley
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1985.
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How Chernenko is without power or support. He serves only to butress the deception that the continuity, collegiality, and control of the system still resides in the Soviet Communist Party. Andropov's men are clearly in charge and control of the Soviet state.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corson, William R.
New KGB, engine of Soviet power.
New York : Morrow, 1985
(OCoLC)560049943
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Corson; Robert T Crowley
ISBN: 0688041833 9780688041830
OCLC Number: 11676422
Description: 560 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The Cheka --
The communist international --
The GPU-OGPU era (1922-1934) --
The NKVD --
The Beria era (1938-1953) --
Between Beria and Andropov (1953-1967) --
The "commercial" stations (1918-Present) --
From Andropov (1967) on : the new KGB.
Responsibility: William R. Corson and Robert T. Crowley.

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How Chernenko is without power or support. He serves only to butress the deception that the continuity, collegiality, and control of the system still resides in the Soviet Communist Party. Andropov's men are clearly in charge and control of the Soviet state.

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