ULRICH Vasily( Statesman, armvoenyurist, Colonel-General of Justice.)
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Ulrich Vasily (1889, Riga - 1951, Moscow), statesman, armvoenyurist (20.1 1.1935), Colonel-General of Justice. From honorary citizens. Educated at the Riga Polytechnic Institute (1914). In 1908 he joined the revolutionary movement. In 1910 he joined the RSDLP, Bolshevik. Since 1914 worked as a clerk. In 1915, drafted into the army. He served in the Battalion, graduated from the school of ensigns. In 1917, Second Lieutenant. Since 1918 he worked in the NKVD and Cheka, Head. finance department. However YA.S. Agranov in 1919 participated in the development of provocative operation. Since 1919, Commissioner of internal security forces headquarters. Later appointed early. Special Department of the Navy of the Black and Azov Seas. In Feb.. 1922 directed the mass arrests and executions of naval officers of the White armies left in the Crimea. In the 1926-48 chairman of the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court of CCCP, while in 1935-38 the Vice-Chairman of the Supreme Court of the USSR. Back in 1930-31, presided over the trials of the fraudulent "bourgeois" specialists, engineers. Was before. and the major political processes of the era of "Great Terror" in t.ch. cases of "anti-Soviet Joint Trotsky-Zinoviev bloc" (19-24.8.1936), "parallel anti-Soviet centers" (23-30.1.1937), "anti-Soviet right-Trotskyite bloc" (2-13.3.1938), MN. Tukhachevskogo (1 1/6/1937), etc.. One of the main organizers of terror. He received personally from I.V. Stalin's guidance on the definition for the defendants' sentences. 15.10.1938 told L.P. Beria, that on 1/10/1936 he headed 30/9/1938 Military College and visiting colleges in 60 cities sentenced to death 30 514 man to prison - 5643 man. According to one of the NKVD, the "physical methods of investigation they knew Ulrich" (ie torture). In 1950 he was arrested and died in custody. He was married to Anna Davidovna Kassel (1892-1974), member of the RSDLP since 1910, member of the secretariat VI. Lenin.