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Soviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin

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Simon Kjaer's own goal decided it with Maxime Poundje shown a straight red for a foul on Franck Beria.
From Germany he continued the series with Pretender to the Throne (1979), which follows a trail of denunciations and intrigue around Chonkin all the way to Lavrenty Beria and Joseph Stalin.
Joshi has asked chief minister Akhilesh Yadav to take appropriate action against another minister Shiv Kumar Beria for making derogatory remarks against the police at a public meeting.
Il n'a fallu que deux minutes a l'Ivoirien, bien servi dans la surface par Beria, pour tromper Audard (1-0).
The officers who carried out the death orders from NKVD Chief Lavrenty Beria hastened to camouflage their crimes.
One of those agents, a man named Pavel Sudoplatov, claimed in his memoirs that 6 upon receiving the directive to kill Trotsky from Lavrenti Beria, Stalin's fearsome chief of state security -- he selected Mercader to carry out the murder of Trotsky.
In 1953 it was absorbed into the security network controlled by Lavrenti Beria, Stalin's fellow Georgian and, for long, regarded as the most brutal member of the Soviet ruling elite.
aastate teise poole repressioone abhaasi rahvusliku intelligentsi kallal esitab abhaasi ajalookirjutus suuresti grusiinist Beria initsieerituna ja grusiinist Stalini mahitatuna.
v vMarvin Martin returns but Franck Beria, Aurelien Chedjou, Mathieu Debuchy and Florent Balmont are all absent.
This book documents the emergence of the NKVD and its role in the Soviet victory over the Nazis, focusing especially on the machinations and motivations of Stalin and NKVD chief Lavrenti Beria.
UK flights cancelled in Iberia strike beria has cancelled four flights from Heathrow to Madrid on Wednesday during its latest one-day strike by pilots.
While Dej stressed the need to "show understanding" for the state organs "because they are new anal produce young, inexperienced people," he equated their methods to those "that the Beria gang tried to implement in the Soviet Union under Abakumov's supervision.
The French ambassador to Britain observes: "He's supposed to have gone straight off for a conference with Beria.
2) A bit later, after Britain and the United States had concluded that the bomb was indeed worth pursuing, the Soviet secret police chief, Lavrenty Beria, apparently feared that espionage reports of British and American activities were also intended simply to mislead the Soviet Union.