This image was not an abstraction but was embodied in the cohort of young officers trained by Liapunov at the Dzerzhinskii
Artillery Academy during the postwar years.
12) Lehrs reported at once to the office of the Extraordinary Committee, where he was received by Feliks Dzerzhinskii
The fact that many government officials, including Putin himself, began their careers in the Soviet security force, the KGB, is also relevant, for Memorial is the nemesis of every secret police force since the days of Lenin's Cheka, run by the aristocratic Bolshevik Felix Dzerzhinskii
14) This form of admiration, which Dzerzhinskii
seemed to believe would be limited to Lenin, was subsequently transferred to Stalin in the 1930s, then generalised, in the communist world, to the 'chiefs' of the party.
in the latter's capacity as a member of the Trotskii commission that the Red Army had been cut to the bone.
Meanwhile, several groups of Black Sea Fleet ships from Sevastopol had entered the Mediterranean: the Moskva, the SAM light cruiser Dzerzhinskii
He and his revolutionary allies immediately took advantage of their windfall political power to arrest coup plotters, storm Communist Party headquarters, seize KGB files, and tear down the statue of Felix Dzerzhinskii
, the founder of the modern-day KGB.
Under foreign pressure heeded by Felix Dzerzhinskii
, the GPU chief, Patriarch Tikhon, was unexpectedly released in the interval between the closure of the Renovationist Sobor and the Moscow Renovationist conferences.
Of course Krasin enjoyed Lenin's support in these endeavours, despite opposition from Dzerzhinskii
, Chicherin, Litvinov, and others.
For instance, in the spirit of the old-fashioned history of the "struggle for power," obsessed with the question of personal power, the book describes the authors' disproportionately long conspiracy theory about the poisoning and arrest of Lenin by Iosif Stalin and Feliks Dzerzhinskii
147) In an unpublished dictation (diktovka) of August 1971, Mikoian announced his belief that Feliks Dzerzhinskii
and other leading figures in the Cheka had exaggerated the danger of assaults on trains in Chechnya: "Because at this point, they stopped.
In the Politburo it was Feliks Dzerzhinskii
who was least pleased by the austerity-dictated cuts to the budget of the Supreme Soviet of the National Economy (VSNKh, Vesenkha), the organization responsible for the country's industrial development, which he chaired at the time.