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Stalin and the LubiankaA Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953$
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David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780300171891

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300171891.001.0001

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Ordering Society 1933-1937

Ordering Society 1933-1937

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(p.122) Chapter Four Ordering Society 1933-1937
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Stalin and the Lubianka
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David R. Shearer

Vladimir Khaustov

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0005

This chapter discusses the transformation of the Soviet political police during the 1930s from a revolutionary fighting organization into a kind of social gendarmerie. It looks at sabotage to the road to pure socialism. It also considers the expansion of the activities of Iosif Stalin's political and civil police, and the complexity of jurisdictional issues. The chapter also looks at the reorganization of the OGPU. By the middle of the 1930s, the OGPU had shifted to becoming the oft-remarked-on state within the state.

Keywords:   Soviet political police, socialism, Iosif Stalin, OGPU

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