Mexica Pavel Yakovlevich( One of the leaders of state security, Lieutenant-General)
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Biography Mexica Pavel Yakovlevich
Mexica Pavel Yakovlevich (1910, Konotop - 23.12.1953, Moscow), one of the leaders of the state security, Lieutenant-General (26.5.1943), winner of the Stalin Prize (1951). The son of an employee. He studied at the Samara Energy Institute (unfinished). Educated at the High School of the OGPU (1933). Since 1925 worked as a fitter. In November. 1930 joined the Communist Party (b). In March 1932 transferred to the bodies. On Feb.. 1933 worked as Assistant Commissioner, Operations, authorized in economic management (department) OGPU-NKVD. In 1937 transferred to 3rd (counterintelligence) Department of General Directorate of State Security (GUGB). From 1.1.1939 assistant early. Investigation of the NKVD. 4/9/1939 M. appointed early. An investigation of the Chief Economic Department of the NKVD USSR. 4/3/1940 - 26/2/1941 early. 1 st (industrial and food Commissariats) power plant department NKVD. At the division of the NKVD commissar 26.2.1941 became national security of Ukraine, and after the last in July 1941 led the association Economic Management NKVD. During the Great Patriotic War in Sept.-Nov. 1941 was simultaneously the beginning. 7 th Special Section (ensuring the production of mortar), 19.4.1943 - 17.12.1945 served as deputy. early. General Directorate SMERSH counterintelligence, while in 1944-45 Deputy. Commander of the 1 st Ukrainian Front. 5/3/1945 M. sent to Poland, where he took the post of Adviser to the Ministry of Public Administration. Oversaw the creation of the security organs in Poland. From 20/8/1945 to 16/3/1953 held postzam. early. 1 st General Directorate for SNK on regime. Administration on the design and creation of nuclear weapons, and on M. responsible for ensuring complete secrecy of. 16/3/1953 L.P. Beria was appointed M. Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. After the fall of Beria arrested on 30.6.1953. Special court presence of the USSR Supreme Court sentenced to death 23/12/1953. Shot.