Firin Simon G.( One of the leaders of the gulag.)
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Biography Firin Simon G.
Firin (real name - navel) Semen Grigorievich (1898 - 14.8.1937), one of the leaders of the Gulag. senior major national security. During the 1-st World War II was drafted into the army, deserted. In 1917 took part in the revolutionary events in Petrograd, the Social Democrat-internationalist. In 1918 joined the RKP (b). During the Civil War, led by guerrilla sabotage detachments on the territory of Lithuania, the Commissioner Brigade. Then Firin was transferred to the CIA staff of the Western Front, where his duties included the organization of guerrilla-commando teams behind enemy lines. Since July 1920 the head and founder of residency in Vilna and Kovno. In January. 1921 sent to Berlin by the Assistant Resident of the Soviet intelligence. Since 1922 he worked in exploration in Bulgaria, since 1923 - in Paris in August. 1923 - again in Germany. In early 1924 appointed head of the military apparatus of the Communist Party of Germany. Since Sept.. 1924 Director and founder of residency in Poland. Back in the USSR was appointed Assistant to the early. 4-th (intelligence) control of the General Staff of the Red Army, later the OGPU perebeden. Since 1930 Deputy. early. Special Department of the OGPU. In 1932 was appointed early. construction of the White Sea-Baltic Canal. In 1933 he also became deputy. early. Gulag. He was one of 3 editors (along with M. Gorky and LL. Averbach) collection, in which Soviet writers and artists praised the work of prisoners on the construction of the White Sea-Baltic Canal (1934). AI. Solzhenitsyn wrote: "So it would fit them to lay out on the slopes of the channel six names - Stalin's chief henchmen and berries, the main overseers of cigarettes, six hired killers, recorded on each of the forty thousand lives," the first named Firin. After the completion deployed in Dmitlag. After the arrival of the NKVD NI. Yezhov Firin as a major specialist construction has not been touched, but he still 9/5/1937, was arrested. Sentenced to death. Shot.