Kubatkina Petro( One of the leaders of public security, Lieutenant-General)
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Kubatkina Peter N. (1907, p Kolberovsky mine, Donbass - 27.10.1950), one of the leaders of the state security, Lieutenant-General (9.7.1945). The son of a miner. Education received in high school intelligence NKVD (1937). In 1921-27 he worked at the mine, a laborer, then a miner-miner, Technical Secretary of the Executive Committee. In 1929-32 he served in the Red Army, and then to the border troops. To 1936 he served in Ukraine. In 1937 transferred to the 4-th (secret-political) department GUGB. In 1939-41 beginning. Office of the NKVD in Moscow region. Shortly after the outbreak of World War II, when the threat of blockade of Leningrad became a reality, Kubatkina 24.8.1941 was appointed head of the Leningrad NKVD. Creatura L.P. Beria. According to VI. Berezhkova, Kubatkina was "willful, authoritative, brutal leader". During the siege of the city has launched a fierce struggle with those who expressed doubts about the propriety of actions of the Party and the command. The lead in combating the criminal element, looters in the city. Consistently called for strengthening the fight against spies, saboteurs and wreckers. In May 1942, stated that "exposed and arrested hundreds of spies, provocateurs, saboteurs, distributors defeatist rumors" and "clean-up operation carried out evictions socio-alien and hostile element" (in t.ch. 100 thousand. Soviet Germans and Finns). He was a member of the Military Council of the Leningrad Front. 15.6.1946 transferred to Moscow and with the support of AA. Kuznetsova made the head of the 1 st General Directorate (Intelligence) MGB. But already, Nov 19. Kubatkina was dismissed and sent to beg. MGB Gorky region. Since 1946 member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. In July 1949 during the "events" MGB on fabricated "Leningrad case" arrested. 27/10/1950 sentenced to death. Shot. In 1954, rehabilitated.