Blyumkin Yakov( One of the leaders of state security.)
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Biography Blyumkin Yakov
Blyumkin Yakov (1898 - 3.11.1929), one of the leaders of the state security. In 1914 he joined the Socialist-Revolutionary. In 1917 - Left SR. Since May 1918 he worked in the Cheka, the early. department for combating international espionage. 6/7/1918 Blyumkin shot from a revolver killed germanskogo ambassador to the RSFSR in the graph. von Mirbach, believing that the murder will thwart the signing of the Brest Peace, which had rejected most of the Left SRs. Which began after the assassination of leftist rebellion in Moscow was with great difficulty suppressed loyal Bolsheviks Latvian arrows. Sentenced in absentia to 3 years imprisonment. After the defeat of the rebellion was in the underground since 1919 - Ukraine. 16/5/1919 pardoned and soon adopted by the RCP (B.), worked in the Commissariat of the Army and Navy, as well as in the organs of the Cheka (later the GPU). Was an agent of the GPU in Georgia, Palestine, Mongolia. At the end of 1920. was sent to France on a mission to kill the defector Bazhanov. As a resident of the OGPU in Turkey, returning from India through Constantinople, met with L.D. Trotsky on the Princes' Islands, and took letters from him to his supporters in the USSR. In 1929 he returned to the Soviet Union, which handed the package K.B. Radek. Radek unopened package, called, i.i. Yagoda. Blumkin was arrested. Sentenced to death. Shot.