KGB (Belarus)

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Logo of the KGB
The KGB headquarters in Minsk
Cyrillic ( Belarusian )
Камітэт дзяржаўнай бяспекі Рэспублікі Беларусь
Łacinka : Kamitet dziaržaŭnaj biaspieki Respubliki Biełaruś
Transl. : Kamitėt dzjaržaŭnaj bjaspeki Rėspubliki Belarus'
Transcr. : Kamitet dsjarschaunaj bjaspeki Respubliki Belarus
Cyrillic ( Russian )
Комитет государственной безопасности Республики Беларусь
Transl .: Komitet gosudarstvennoj bezopasnosti Respubliki Belarus'
Transcr .: Komitet gossudarstwennoi besopasnosti Respubliki Belarus

The State Security Committee of Belarus (Russian: К омитет г осударственной б езопасности Республики Беларусь, Komitet gosudarstwennoi besopasnosti Respubliki Belarus ( KGB ) , Belarusian: К амітэт urn зяржаўнай б яспекі Рэспублікі Беларусь, Kamitet dsjarschaunaj bjaspeki Respubliki Belarus ( KDB )) is the state secret service and the secret police of Belarus . It emerged in 1991 from the KGB BSSR, the Belarusian sub-organization of the KGB of the Soviet Union, and, in contrast to the FSB, which was developed in Russia, has retained the name KGB from the Soviet era. Valery Wakultschik has been chairman of the KGB since October 2011.

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Individual evidence

  1. Jan-Martin Wiarda: The Jeans Rebels. In: Zeit Online. Zeit Online GmbH, October 22, 2010, accessed November 30, 2018 .
  2. Jerome Taylor: In Europe's last dictatorship, all opposition is mercilessly crushed. In: The Independent. March 8, 2011, accessed November 30, 2018 .
  3. Lukashenko's henchmen beat up members of the opposition. In: The world. July 4, 2011, accessed November 30, 2018 .