Lozovsky( The statesman, doctor of historical sciences)
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Lozovskii A. (real name - Solomon Abramovich Dridzo) (16.3.1878, village Danilovka Alexander County Ekaterinoslav province - 12.8.1952), statesman, doctor of historical sciences (1939). Son Teacher. In 1901, he joined the RSDLP, Bolshevik. Conducted Party work in St. Petersburg, Kazan, Kharkov. Member of the Revolution of 1905-07 in Kazan. In 1908 he was sent into exile, but on the road running and went abroad. From 1909 he lived in Geneva and Paris. In June 1917 he returned to Petrograd. In July 1917 Secretary of the All-Russia Central Council of Trade Unions. In December. 1917 for speaking out against the general line is excluded from the RCP (B.). In 1918-19 headed a group of Social Democrats Internationalists, which included in December. 1919 re-enacted in the RCP (b). In 1918-19 executive secretary of trade union of textile workers, then the union of railwaymen, before. Moscow City Union of Railways. In 1921-37 Secretary General Profintern created to organize the "fifth column" in the various countries. In the struggle for power after the death of Lenin stood on the side I.V. Stalin. Theorist of the trade union movement: "The unions - belts of Soviet power". Since 1927 a candidate member, since 1939 member of the CC, CPSU (b). In 1937-50 member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Since 1937 Director Goslitizdat, its activities are not guided by the talents of authors, but by political decisions and directives of supervising the culture of party organs. In 1939 Deputy. Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the USSR. Simultaneously from June 1941 Deputy. beg., in the beginning of 1945-48. Soviet Information Bureau, the vast majority of communications offices, especially in 1941-42, did not correspond to the facts. In 1940-49 the department head of the history of international relations and foreign policy at the Higher Party School of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b). In 1946, during the postwar wave of purges, dismissed from his post as deputy. Commissar. In January. 1949 expelled from the party and arrested. In August. 1952 sentenced to death. Shot. In 1955, rehabilitated and restored in the party.