HOOKS Petr Petrovich( Public Safety Officer, activist literature.)
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Biography HOOKS Petr Petrovich
Kryuchkov Pyotr Petrovich (1889 - 15.3.1938), member of state security, literary figure. He has held the post of Head. "International Book" (Berlin), collaborated with the GPU. By patronage i.i. Berries appointed Secretary M. Gorky, his main activity has been shadowing the writer. However, Gorky returned to Moscow. After the death of Gorky (1936) engaged in sorting out his papers. After his arrest, berries are also taken into custody. As the defendant engaged in open political process in the case of Pravotrotskistskogo Block. He was accused of that, as an active member of the "block" on the instructions of Berries "wrecking methods of treatment" slew of Gorky and his son, MA. Peshkov (and in the facts of his involvement in the murder of Maxim Peshkov there is a large element of truth). 13/03/1938 sentenced to death. "I experience a feeling of hot shame - said to. In his final statement - especially here in court, when I learned and understood the enormity of crimes pravotrotskistskoy counterrevolutionary gangs, in which I was a hired killer. Shot. In 1988, rehabilitated.