Philipp Bobkov

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Bobkov in May 2012

Philipp Denisovich Bobkov (Russian: Фили́пп Дени́сович Бобко́в; 1 December 1925 – 17 June 2019) was a Russian KGB official. He worked as a director of the KGB political police department (Fifth Chief Directorate) that was responsible for stopping protests in the former Soviet Union. He was called the "KGB brain". Bobkov was born in Oleksandriia Raion, Ukrainian SSR.

On 17 June 2019, Bobkov died in Moscow, at the age of 93.[1]

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  1. "Умер Филипп Бобков". Lenta.ru (in Russian). 17 June 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.