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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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Rupert Friend as Vasily Stalin, Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria and Andrea Riseborough as Svetlana Stalina
SOVIET secret police chief Lavrentiy Beria sparked a series of mass executions that ironically were later discovered by the Nazis.
In 1954 we received compensation for agricultural products; I think this was related to Lavrentiy Beria policy after Stalin's death and the fights for leadership in Moscow--Beria looked for allies in the Baltic republics.
If we all commit "three felonies a day," as Harvey Silverglate claims, and if prosecutors can indict almost anyone they want, we've taken a step toward the country that Soviet NKVD head Lavrentiy Beria described when he said "Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime.