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  Great Purge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The purge was motivated by the desire on the part of the leadership to remove dissident elements from the Party and what is often considered to have been a desire to consolidate the authority of Joseph Stalin.
The Great Purge was started under the NKVD chief Genrikh Yagoda, but the height of the campaigns occurred while the NKVD was headed by Nikolai Yezhov, from September 1936 to August 1938; this period is sometimes referred to as the Yezhovshchina ("Yezhov era").
The term "purge" in Soviet political slang was an abbreviation of the expression purge of the Party ranks.
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The Great Purge was a period of mass repression in the Soviet Union in the late 1930s, during which the Communist Party leadership under Joseph Stalin used execution and mass imprisonment to eliminate existing and potential political opposition among its members.
The term purge in Soviet political slang was an abbreviation of the expression purge of the Party ranks, the Party being, of course, the Communist Party.
After the Great Purge, described below, the term "purge" gradually ceased to be a synonym of death warrant, especially after Stalin's death, but the consequences still remained unpleasant.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Great Purge
The Great Purge is the name given to campaigns of political repression and persecution in the Soviet Union during the late 1930s.
The Great Jedi Purge was the extermination of the Jedi by the Sith-led Galactic Empire in the fictional Star Wars universe.
The stiff, dogmatic old ways were purged, the Force had been 'balanced' by Anakin Skywalker's sacrifice at the end of Return of the Jedi, and it was love—which had been all but forbidden under the old Order—which allowed Anakin to remember his "good self" and save his son.
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The Great Purge was a period of mass repression in the Soviet Union in the late 1930s, during which the Communist Party leadership under Joseph Stalin used execution and mass imprisonment to eliminate existingand potential political opposition among its members.
The term purge in Soviet political slang was an abbreviation of the expression purge of the Party ranks, the Party being,of course, the CommunistParty.
This signaled the end of the Great Purge, although the practice of mass arrest and exile was continued untilStalin's death in 1953.
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Purges are often associated with the Stalinist and Maoist Communist regimes.
Those who were purged from the party were sent to labor camp s.
The most notorious purge was the Great Purge initiated by Joseph Stalin during the 1930's.
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The Great Purge was a period of mass repression the Soviet Union in the late 1930s during which the Communist Party leadership under Joseph Stalin used execution and mass imprisonment to existing and potential political opposition among its
After the Great Purge described below the "purge" gradually ceased to be a synonym death warrant especially after Stalin 's death but the consequences still remained For a party functionary it meant being from the nomenklatura and the loss of numerous perks.
Lavrenty Beria succeeded him as head of the This signaled the end of the Great although the practice of mass arrest and was continued until Stalin's death in 1953.
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A later campaign, sometimes referred to as the Great Terror, is discussed in the article Great Purge.
Another alleged reason for the Great Purge was nazi general Reinhard Heydrich and his SD, which successfully convinced Stalin that the leadership of the Red Army was planning a coup in the Soviet Union.
Beria is now remembered chiefly as the executor of Joseph Stalin's Great Purge of the 1930s even though he actually presided only over the closing stages of the purge.
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 Joseph Stalin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1930s Stalin initiated the Great Purge, a campaign of political repression, persecution, and killings that reached its peak in 1937.
Although no great theoretical contributions or insights came from it, neither were there any apparent errors in Stalin's understanding of linguistics; his influence arguably relieved Soviet linguistics from the sort of ideologically driven theory that dominated genetics.
Those targeted by the purge were often expelled from the party, however more severe measures ranged from banishment to the Gulag labor camps, to execution after trials held by NKVD troikas.
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After the Great Purge, described below, the term "purge" gradually ceased to be a synonym of death warrant, especially after Stalin 's death, but the consequences still remained unpleasant.
There were four key show trial s from 1936 to 1938, known as Moscow Trials : the Trial of the Sixteen (August 1936); the Trial of the Seventeen (January 1937); the trial of Red Army generals, including Marshal Tukhachevsky (June 1937); and finally the Trial of the Twenty One in March 1938.
Robert Conquest in his book The Great Terror: Stalin's Purge of the Thirties exposed to Western readers the scale, inner works and the psychology of the events of these times, dubbed by him.
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 Great Purge in TutorGig Encyclopedia
The 'Great Purge' is the name given to campaigns of political repression and persecution in the Soviet Union during the late 1930s which included purges of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
The term " purge" in Soviet political slang was an abbreviation of the expression purge of the Party ranks.
The purge of the Red Army was supported by Nazi-forged documents (said to have been created by Nazi spymaster Reinhard Heydrich) which were introduced through an intermediary, President Beneš; of Czechoslovakia.
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It involved the purge of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the persecution of unaffiliated persons, both occurring within a period characterized by omnipresent police surveillance, widespread suspicion of "saboteurs", show trials, imprisonment and execution.
The background of the Great Purge was the Stalin and Politburo's desire to eliminate all possible sources of opposition to the totalitarian methods of government.
The purge of the army removed 3 of 5 marshals, 13 of 15 army generals, 8 of 9 admirals (the purge fell heavily on the Navy who were suspected of exploiting their opportunity for foreign contacts
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 Great Purge at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There were four key trials from 1936 to 1938, known as Moscow Trials: the Trial of the Sixteen (August 1936); the Trial of the Seventeen (January 1937); the trial of Red Army generals, including Marshal Tukhachevsky (June 1937); and finally the Trial of the Twenty One in March 1938.
The trials, however, were only a minor part of the purges, and one of their purposes was to divert the world's attention from what was going on in the rest of the country.
By the summer of 1938, everyone in power realized that the purges had gone too far, and Yezhov was demoted to People's Commissar of Water Transport on August 21.
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 Great Jedi Purge: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Great Jedi Purge was a conflict conflict quick summary:
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In history and political science, to purge is to remove people considered by the group in power to be "undesirable...
The Great Purge (Russian: Большая чистка) is the name given to campaigns of political repression and...
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They sought to ensure that members of the Party would follow the orders of the center, in strict accordance with the principle of democratic centralism, rather than continuing as the faction-ridden revolutionary party it had been in the 1920s, and to remove any possible "fifth column" in case of a war.
Some authors, such as Ludo Martens, maintain that the scope of the purges was greatly exaggerated and the purges themselves were a necessary means of struggle against political enemies at that time.
Outright Denial of Stalin's crimes, such as that of Martens and other apologetes of Stalinism, should not be confused with the legitimate scholarly revisions, based mainly on documentary evidence from the partially opened Soviet archives, which tend to show that some older mainstream estimates (certain death toll estimates, GULAG statistics) were exaggerated.
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 Great Purge - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anyone perceived as a potential threat to the regime's authority -- including some of its strongest political supporters, and most senior army officers -- were systematically identified and either executed, incarcerated in the Gulag prison system, or sent into forced labour or internal exile in Siberia and other remote regions.
Of the revolutionary Bolsheviks, only Molotov and Stalin himself survived the Great Purges unscathed.
There were four key trials from 1936 to 1938: the Trial of the Sixteen (August 1936); the Trial of the Seventeen (January 1937); the trial of Red Army generals, including Marshal Tukhachevsky (June 1937); and finally the Trial of the Twenty One in March 1938.
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 The Great Purge by Christopher Manion
The magazine that once sold T-shirts with Eric Voegelin’s picture admonishing us "Don’t let them immanentize the eschaton" has gone and immanentized it, married it, and stuck it on their masthead as their claim to the conservative movement.
As an indispensable ingredient of their ideological enterprise, the purge of all wrong-thinking vermin is under way.
That haunting specter is the disappearance into the mist of conservative principles they left behind on the bedrock shore of principle.
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It was the spark for the great purges of the 1930's.
A Windows program for secure file deletion which destroys (or purges) data in multiple files and multiple folders on floppy, ZIP or hard disk so that the data cannot be recovered, a process also known as 'sanitization'.
The Great Aycliffe Archive project aims to document the social history of the township of Great Aycliffe.
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So, the purge stops at the boundary edge and the predominantly white side carries on.
When, in a few years time, the great and good of the game sit down to ask...
all the demands they have on their time, this presents a great opportunity to...
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 The Great Purge
The unnuanced denunciation of the purge can be read in identical terms in a neo-Nazi pamphlet, in a work with academic pretentions by Zbigniew Brzezinski,  in a Trotskyist  pamphlet or in a book by the Belgian army chief ideologue.
He forthrightly states his opposition to communism and states that `we have no intention of denying in any way, much less of justifying, the very real horrors of the age we are about to treat of; we would surely be among the first to bring them to light if that was still necessary'.
The books about the purges written by great Western specialists, such as Conquest,  Deutscher,  Schapiro  and Fainsod,  are worthless, superficial, and written with the utmost contempt for the most elementary rules learnt by a first-year history student.
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Great Lakes CoastWatch is a nationwide National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) program within which the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) functions as the Great Lakes regional node.
Examines the environmental importance of the Great Lakes, the species that inhabit them, their climate and atmosphere, and the waters themselves.
Manufacture and distributor of specialty instrumentation including purge dams and oxygen monitors to insure low oxygen concentrations at the weld root.
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 The View from the Foothills: The Great Purge
This is generally a traumatic experience--at least, it was the last time I did it--but time and the presence of three children have changed many things, and perhaps it will be easier this time.
Alas, when I first attempted to make use of the book to research one of the "Great Ideas", I found that the book is an outstanding soporific, either as reading material or (due it its weight) as a blunt instrument.
I picked up this book six or seven years ago when a good friend of ours (now, alas, deceased) was doing a Great Purge of her own.
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 Revisionists vs. Anti-Soviets
The evidence is less clear, however, about the toll from the Great Purge (1936-38).
Conquest suggested 7 millions were arrested, of whom 1 million were shot, 2 million died of malnutrition and exposure in camps, an additional 3 million were sent to camps of whom a mere 10% would ever return, and 1 million remained in prison ["Terror," p.
Others, while conceding the violence and hysteria of the Great Purge, nevertheless claim that it had little impact on many out-of-the-way backwaters.
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 The Western bourgeoisie and the Purge
The great majority who, here at home, denounced Stalin's purge, actively or passively supported the Nazi régime as soon as it was set up.
The purge was accompanied by a constant campaign of political and ideological preparation of workers for the war of aggression.
It is precisely because of the purge and the education campaign that accompanied it that the Soviet people found the strength to resist.
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