Information about Beria, Malenkov, Khrushchev:

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  • head of secret police
  • was Stalin's cheif henchman from 1938-53
  • was a sexual predator/******
  • picked up women off the streets
  • was a child molestor
  • most likely personally killed people as well as ordering murders
  • were indications that he wanted liberal reforms if he became Stalin's successor: initiated the release of 1 million prisoners from the labour camps
  • was outmanoeuvred by Khrushchev arrested and shot in 1953
  • offered the West a proposal for reuniting Germany


  • became a member of the Politburo in 1946
  • on Stalin's death he held the position of being Prime Minister
  • his foreign policy was known as the 'New Course' and this encouraged better


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