Soviet Politics and Economic History of the Stalin period

It is envisaged that MelGrosh will eventually combine several different suites of data bases as well as collections of documents and other materials.

 

Felix Dzerzhinskii

The son of a Polish nobleman, was born in Vilno in 1877. He joined the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party and helped to organize factory workers into trade unions...

Genrikh Yagoda

Yagoda was born in Rybinsk in a Jewish family, and joined the Bolsheviks in 1907. After the October Revolution of 1917...