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Dmitrii Mikhailovich Popov

politician

Dmitrii Popov, USSR Politician.

Background

Popov, Dmitrii was born in 1900.

Career

Served in the Red Army during the Civil War, 1919-1922. Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1921. Secretary of the Krasnodar kraikom, 1939.

1st secretary of the Smolensk obkom and gorkom of the Communist Party during and after World War II, 1940-1948, in charge of organizing the communist underground during the German occupation, and the re-Stalinization of the region after World War II. Functionary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1949.