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Soviet State “Security”

“Dzherzhinskii asks: “Comrade Lenin, when should we execute people, before or after lunch?” Lenin: “Before lunch, absolutely, and then you can give their lunches to the children of workers. Workers’ children are starving”.   The state security of the Soviets was officially established December 7, 1917. They are the precursor to all other state security […]