Lavrenty Beria

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Poison Laboratory Of The Soviet Secret Services - Chronology
... under the direct supervision of NKVD director Lavrenty Beria and his deputy Vsevolod Merkulov from 1939 to March 1953 ... was presumably a part of Joseph Stalin's campaign to remove NKVD chief, Lavrenty Beria ... Lavrenty Beria and Vsevolod Merkulov were executed after Stalin's death ...
First Chief Directorate - Chiefs of Foreign Intelligence
... In February, 1944, Lavrenty Beria (head of NKVD) named Pavel Sudoplatov to also head the newly formed Department S, which united both GRU and NKVD ... Only the actual invasion saved Fitin from execution for providing the head of the NKVD, Lavrenty Beria, with information General Secretary of the CPSU, Joseph ... Beria retained Fitin as chief of foreign intelligence until the war ended but demoted him ...