State Political Directorate
The State Political Directorate (also translated as the State Political Administration) was the intelligence service and secret police of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) from ...
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Ivan Ksenofontov
Ivan Ksenofontovich Ksenofontov (August 29, 1884 – March 23, 1926) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and one of the founding fathers and leaders of the Soviet secret police and state security agency (Che...
Joint State Political Directorate
The Joint State Political Directorate (also translated as the All-Union State Political Administration) was the secret police of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1934. Its official name was "Joint State...
Joint State Political Directorate - Wikipedia
Pavel Tcacenco
Pavel Tcacenco or Tkachenko (Russian: Павел Дмитриевич Ткаченко; born Yakov Antipov or Antip, Russian: Яков Яковлевич Антипов; 7 April?, 1892/1899/1901 – 5 September 1926) was a Russian-born R...
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Boris Rybkin
Boris Arkadyevich Rybkin (Russian: Борис Аркадьевич Рыбкин) – born Boruch Aronovich Rivkin Russian: Борух Аронович Рывкин; 19 June 1899 – 27 November 1947) was a ...
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Yakov Blumkin
Yakov Grigoryevich Blumkin (Russian: Яков Григорьевич Блюмкин, Ukrainian: Яків Григорович Блюмкін; 1898 – 3 November 1929) was a Left Socialist-Revolutionary, assassin, Bolshevik and an a...
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Herman Bernstein
Herman Bernstein (September 21, 1876 – August 31, 1935) was an American journalist, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, Jewish activist, and diplomat.Herman Bernstein was born in Vladislavov (Russ...
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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Orlov
Alexander Mikhailovich Orlov (Russian: Александр Михайлович Орлов), born Lev Feldbin, 21 August 1895 – 25 March 1973), was a General in the Soviet secret police and NKVD Rezident in the Seco...
Israel Leplevsky
Israel Moiseevich Leplevsky (1894 - July 28, 1938) was the head of the GPU in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, then People's Commissar of Internal Affairs of the Ukrainian SSR from June 14, 19...