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Beria

Lavrenti Pavlovich . 1899--1953, Soviet chief of secret police; killed by his associates shortly after Stalin's death
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According to the memories of these men, Beria immediately began his behind-the-scenes machinations for power, with Khrushchev not far behind.
Yet Beria's power is also his weakness, as the film's Khrushchev realizes.
Sure, history records no military massacre at Stalin's funeral, and Beria, the dreaded security police chief, was summarily executed a few months following Stalin's demise rather than immediately afterwards.
| Bodies recovered from the mass graves in Katyn Forest (main picture), a Polish delegation visiting the site of the massacre in 1943 (left) and Lavrenti Beria, head of the Soviet NKVD, who is believed to have been responsible for the 1940 massacre
In a statement published yesterday by Basque newspapers Beria and Gara, ETA acknowledged "its direct responsibility in causing pain during its armed trajectory, as well as its commitment to finally overcome the consequences of the conflict and to not fall into its repetition".
The finger was pointed at head of the Soviet secret police Lavrentiy Beria, although no firm evidence has ever appeared.
Did the feared Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale) really give a minion specific instructions ("Shoot her first, but make sure he sees it") when disposing of enemies of the state?
1953: In the USSR Lavrenty Beria and six others were executed for treason.
"And it does, but it sounds like it's set everywhere, always, because all politicians are liars and selfcentred lunatics." On whether he thinks the film is applicable to issues such as Donald Trump and Brexit, 56-year-old acclaimed theatre actor Simon Russell Beale, who takes on the character of Lavrentiy Beria, says: "I think throughout history it's been about improvising, about making it up as you go along, in the political world.
The following morning, chief of security Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale) is first on the grim scene and gathers classified documents that could prove valuable in the coming days.
Simon Russell Beale and Steve Buscemi are on inspired form as Beria and Khrushchev.
"Our goal with this partnership will remove traveller's anxiety and enhance convenience, by integrating with Uber enhance passenger experience, understand passenger behaviour and create a seamless synergy between the passenger, the airport, the airlines and various service providers at the airport," said co-founder AirWhizz, Rishabh Beria. ( ANI )