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Nikolai Grigor’evich Krapivianskii

Nikolai Krapivianskii, USSR State security official.


  • Krapivianskii, Nikolai was born in 1889.

  • Education

    • Educated at the Chuguev Military School, 1913.


    • On active service during World War I as a Lieutenant-colonel. Joined the Bolsheviks, 1917. Took part in the Civil War in the Ukraine.

      After the Civil War, commander of the Cheka forces in the Ukraine and the Crimea. High state-security and border-guard posts after 1928.


    No religious basis is needed in order to display ethical behavior.


    The emphasis on peaceful coexistence doesn’t mean that the Soviet Union accepted a static world with clear lines. Socialism is inevitable and the "correlations of forces" were moving towards socialism.

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    Born 1889
    Died 1948
    (aged 59)