19 Mar 1946 Russia
  • The Soviet Council of Commissars was renamed the Council of Ministers. Joseph Stalin remained as the chairman of the council. ww2dbase [Joseph Stalin | Moscow | CPC]
  • Lavrentiy Beria was named one of the deputies of the newly renamed Soviet Council of Ministers. ww2dbase [Lavrentiy Beria | Moscow | CPC]
  • Sergei Kruglov was named the Minister of Internal Affairs (MVD) in the Soviet Council of Ministers. ww2dbase [Moscow | CPC]
  • Vsevolod Merkulov was named the Minister of State Security (MGB) in the Soviet Council of Ministers. ww2dbase [Vsevolod Merkulov | Moscow | CPC]
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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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