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KGB. Geovanny Martinez Omar Guadalupe Rico. When It was created. In 1954, the Soviet Union’s political police organization officially became the KGB, or Committee for State Security.It was during this name change that the KGB also adopted its basic organizational structure. .

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KGB

Geovanny Martinez

Omar Guadalupe Rico

when it was created
When It was created
  • In 1954, the Soviet Union’s political police organization officially became the KGB, or Committee for State Security.It was during this name change that the KGB also adopted its basic organizational structure.
why the kgb started
Why the KGB started
  • The KGB was created to serve as the “sword and shield of the CommunistParty”

Communism: advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.

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The New security was designed to be carefully controlled by the important Communist party officials.
initial names of kgb
Initial names of KGB
  • The KGB had many names:The Cheka
  • NKVD

OGPU

NKVD

They varied because the intent was to keep it not well known , and also it definitely confused their rivals.

main purpose of the kgb
Main purpose of the KGB

The KGB's primary internal function was surveillance of the Soviet citizenry, using a vast intelligence apparatus to ensure loyalty to the regime and to suppress all expressions of political opposition.

(http://www.photius.com/countries/russia/government/russia_government_successor_agencies_t~10861.html)

purpose
Purpose

The main duties of the KGB were to :gather intelligence in other nations, conduct counterintelligence, maintain the secret police, suppress internal resistance, conduct electronic espionage

the precursor of the kgb
The Precursor of the KGB

Its precursor was an organization called the Cheka, founded in 1917, that served to suppress sabotage and counter-revolutionary activities.

http://www.metalgearsolid.net/kgb

kgb tactics
KGB Tactics
  • Chess tactics to outwit the US
  • Creation of many exotic weapons like the lipstick pistol and the poison pen. (Technology)
  • KGB funded disrupted groups and domestic terrorists within the United States
  • KGB operatives used disinformation not only directly against Western governments and pro-Soviet policies
famous events
Famous events

Because of the KGB, the USSR was able to successfully test its own atomic bomb in 1949 and created the Tupolev Tu-144 SST airplane, known as the Russian Concorde.

draw backs
Draw backs

The KGB was disbanded in 1991 with the collapse of the Soviet Union

success of the kgb
Success of the KGB

the KGB operated with legal and illegal agents in target cities.

more success
...more success

Some of the success of the KGB can be all the stolen secrets of nuclear weapons technology and the US Manhattan project

Manhattan Project - a former United States executive agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II

does the kgb still exist
Does the KGB still exist?

According to Putin, the KGB agents no longer exist………. or does it…… tan, tan,taaaaaaaaan!

sources
Sources

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/315989/KGB/233709/Creation-and-role-of-the-KGB

http://www.coldwar.org/articles/50s/KGB.asp

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/nov/21/russia.features11

http://www.presseurop.eu/en/content/article/3006871-kgb-still-walks-among-us

http://russiapedia.rt.com/of-russian-origin/kgb/

http://russiapedia.rt.com/of-russian-origin/kgb/

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/nov/21/russia.features11

http://www.metalgearsolid.net/kgb

http://www.karlremarks.com/2013/09/the-incredible-story-of-how-putin-used.htm

(http://www.faqs.org/espionage/Ke-Lo/KGB-Komitet-Gosudarstvennoi-Bezopasnosti-USSR-Committee-of-State-Security.htm