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Rozalia Samoilovna Zemliachka

Rozalia Zemliachka, USSR Revolutionary, Cheka official.

Background

  • Zemliachka, Rozalia was born on April 1, 1876 in Kiev.

  • Career

    • Co-opted onto the Central Committee of the Social Democratic Party in 1903. Active participant in the 1905 Revolution in Moscow. Several arrests. Secretary of the party organization in Baku, 1909.

      Emigrated from Russia, but returned during World War I. During the Civil War, head of the political departments of the 8th and 13th Armies. After Wrangel’s defeat, Secretary of the Crimean party obkom, November 1920. Responsible (with Bela Kun) for the blood-bath in the Crimea in the aftermath of the Civil War.

      In the early 1920s, Secretary of Zamoskvoretsk raikom in Moscow. Held many high party posts. Member of the Central Committee of the CP, 1939.

      Deputy Prime Minister of the USSR, 1939-1943.

    Religion

    As long as the public believes in religion, they will not attempt to make any genuine effort to understand and overcome the real source of their suffering.

    Views

    Communist Party is the leading force of Soviet society, and the nucleus of all state and public organizations.

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    Born April 1, 1876
    Died January 21, 1947
    (aged 70)
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