MOLCHANOV George A.( One of the leaders of the state security, the Commissioner of Public Security of rank 2)
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Biography MOLCHANOV George A.
George A. Molchanov (1897, Kharkov - 9.10.1937), one of the leaders of the state security, the Commissioner of Public Safety 2-rank (26/11/1935). The son of a waiter. He studied at the Kharkiv trade school (not finished). In December. 1917 joined RSDLP (b), in Nov.. - In the Red Army. He served in the military control. On Feb.. 1919 Assistant Head. A special department of the Turkestan Republic. Since July 1919 the adjutant M.V. Frunze. In May 1920 transferred to the bodies of the Cheka and was appointed head. ChK political bureau Kabardian and Balkar districts. In July 1921 before. Grozny Cheka, from October. Early 1921. Secret-operative management and vice. prev. Highland gubChK (March 1922 - Department hcp). One of the main organizers of the "red terror" in the North Caucasus. In December. 1922 transferred to the same post in Novonikolayevsk. On 13.5.1925 beginning. Ivanovo-Voznesensky provincial offices of the GPU, OGPU plenipotentiary of 27.3.1929 on the Ivanovo Industrial Region. 17/11/1931 Molchanov was transferred to Moscow and appointed one of the most important posts in the OGPU - beginning. Secret-Political Department. Department Molchanov repression carried out against political opponents of the Bolsheviks, in t.ch. and against the representatives-Bolshevik revolutionary parties - the Socialist-Revolutionaries, the Mensheviks. He also led the prosecution of clergy. With the creation of the USSR NKVD maintained its position. After the arrival of the NKVD NI. Ezhova Molchanov 28.11.1936 transferred to the Belarus People's Commissar of Internal Affairs and the beginning. Special Department of the Belarusian Military District. At the meeting of the Plenum of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b) evening 2/3/1937 I.V. Stalin suddenly asked Ezhov was arrested there Molchanov, Ezhov answered in the affirmative, although Molchanov and was still at large. The next morning, arrested. Shot in a specific order.