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|FHC||Family history center|
|KGB||Committee of the State Security of the USSR. The abbreviation of the Russian term - Komitet gosudarstvennoj bezopasnosti. KGB was created in 1954|
|LDS||Latter Days Saints (aka Mormons)|
|MGB||Ministry of the State Security of the USSR. The abbreviation of the Russian term - Ministerstvo gosudarstvennoj bezopasnosti. MGB arose in 1946 when NKGB was renamed.|
|NKGB||The people commissariat of the State Security of the USSR. The abbreviation of the Russian term - Narodnyj komissariat gosudarstvennoj bezopasnosti. NKGB was created in February, 1941|
|NKVD||The people commissariat of the Interior of the USSR. The abbreviation of Russian term - Narodnyj komissariat vnutrennyh del. NKVD was split in NKVD and NKGB in February, 1941|
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|Arts||A special attention was paid to make the Site as simple as possible (but not simpler). It presents no frames, no running animals, no bouncing balls, no waving flags, no decorative pictures and the visitor should be warned, if big files (more than 100kB) had to be loaded.|
|Time span||The historical information on this site is limited with the reference time interval 1800-1950 approximately, mainly because most part of Latvia inhabitants got their names at the beginning of the 19th century, so no reliable genealogy research is possible for the previous centuries.|
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