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Lev Romanovich Sheinin

Lev Sheinin, USSR State security official, author.

Background

  • Sheinin, Lev was born in 1906.

  • Career

    • Senior investigator with the Prokuratura of the USSR, dealing especially with important political cases, 1934-1950. According to some information, one of the main specialists in the staging of the political trials of the 1930s. Stalin Prize, 1950, but in the early 1950s, was himself arrested and imprisoned for a short time.

      Released after Stalin’s death. Turned to writing. Became a wellknown crime writer from the mid 1950s.

    Religion

    Religion is a cause of numerous conflicts and bloody wars throughout the history of mankind.

    Views

    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 1906
    Died 1967
    (aged 61)
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