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KV 2/3830

Ivan Aleksandrovich SEROV. Said to be a close friend of Stalin, SEROV was a GPU/NKVD veteran who became deputy minister of Internal Affairs under Beria and was one of those few to survive the purge of Beria's adherents, becoming Chairman of the Committee of State Security.

1956 Mar 18 - 1959 Jan 13
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The National Archives, Kew
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in its original department:   PF 69442 VOL 2
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Public Record
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Retained Until 2014
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28 February 2014

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