Kobulov, Bogdan Zakharovich

   One of Lavrenty Beria’s principal deputies, Bogdan and his brother Amayak Kobulov were quickly promoted after their mentor’s promotion to head the NKVD in 1938. Following World War II, Kobulov was sent to Germany to supervise the looting of German industry, and he was promoted to colonel general in July 1945. Following Joseph Stalin’s death in March 1953, Kobulov was promoted to deputy minister of internal affairs by Beria. Three months later he was arrested, tried, and executed with his patron in December 1953.

Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence. . 2014.

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  • Kobulov, Amayak Zakharovich — (1906–1955)    Like his brother Bogdan Kobulov, Amayak Kobulov was brought into the senior leadership of the NKVD by Lavrenty Beria in 1938. With no experience in foreign intelligence, he was sent to Germany as NKVD rezident in 1939 and served… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

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