Putin has taken off the flimsy mask of democracy to reveal himself in full as the would-be KGB dictator he has always been.
Back home, KGB leadership was pledging loyalty to the secretary general and his planned reforms.
Or one portraying the former KGB officer as a superhero surrounded by doves?
national security agency of the Soviet Union from 1954 to 1991, attested from 1955 in English, initialism of Russian Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti "Committee for State Security."
The secret police of the former Soviet Union.