Purges of the 1930s

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  • Purges of 1930s
    • Instruments of terror
      • Party secretary would collect info.
      • Secret police in use under Lenin.
    • Chistka 1932-35.
      • Removal of officials from posts
      • 22% of people removed from post.
      • Speed up implimentation of plans.
    • Opposition- real or imagined
      • Kirov received support to put pressure on Stalin.
      • 1932 Ryutin issues highly critical report.
      • Unrealistic targets
      • Collectivisation
    • Murder of Kirov 1934
      • Kirov receives more votes than Stalin.
    • Show trials
      • Left and right opposition
      • Kamenev and Zinoviev
        • Trial of sixteen
    • Purges widen
      • Army
        • 14 out of 16 commanders
      • Secret police

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