Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/12

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Subject: [Leica] RUSSIAN KGB leica?"
From: msmall at (Marc James Small)
Date: Wed Apr 12 15:55:19 2006
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At 09:09 AM 4/12/06 +0300, Raimo K wrote:
>Okhrana was an organisation of tsar times so maybe it does not qualify
>as a forerunner of the NKVD/MGB/KGB - or maybe it does, the current one
>is FSB.

Dzerzhinski changed the Bolshevik policy of killing former Okhrana folks on
identification and coerced them into joining the NKVD.  In the end, more
than half of the former Okhrana guys ended up working for the NKVD, the
alternative being a brick wall at dawn.

Cha robh b?s fir gun ghr?s fir!

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