Grinkov Grigory Fyodorovich( Statesman)
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Biography Grinkov Grigory Fyodorovich
Grinko Grigory Fyodorovich (18.11.1890, village Shtepovka Lebedinsk County Kharkov province - 15.3.1938, Moscow), statesman. The son of an employee Zemstvo. He studied at the historical-philological faculty of Moscow and Kharkov Universities (not finished). In 1906 joined the Socialist-Revolutionary Party. From 1913 he served in the Army. Participant 1-st World War II, the junior officer in the Grenadier Regiment. After demobilization in late 1917 he taught school in Kharkov. In 1918 was one of the organizers and leaders of the party Borotbists - Ukrainian Left SRs. In 1919-20 a member of the All-Ukrainian Revolutionary Committee. In 1920, along with most Borotbists adopted in the RCP (b) setting off partstazha since 1919. Since 1920 the People's Commissar of Education of the Ukrainian SSR. In 1922 - 23 before. State Planning Committee of Ukraine. In 1923-25 before. Kiev provincial executive committee. In 1925-26 before. State Planning Commission and deputy. chairman of the SNK USSR. Since 1926 member of the Bureau, in 1928-29 Deputy. chairman of Gosplan. Since December. 1929 Deputy. People's Commissar for Agriculture. He participated in the conduct of collectivization and dekulakization. 18/10/1930 appointed People's Commissar of Finances. On Feb.. 1934 a candidate member of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b). Once it became clear that the finances of the USSR is largely undermined by opportunistic politics (industrialization, collectivization, mass arrests of specialists), Grinko was accused of sabotage, 16.8.1937 removed the post and August 30. arrested. As the accused brought to mock an open trial of "anti-Soviet bloc pravotrotskistskogo". Pleaded guilty to pravotrotskistskom conspiracy, espionage, manual Ukrainian bourgeois organization, etc.. In their final statement said: "I dare say about my joy over the fact that our dastardly plot uncovered and prevented those untold misery that we are prepared". 13/3/1938 sentenced to death. Shot. In 1959, rehabilitated - one of the first, held on this process.