|Statement||with additional material on the personalities and background of the trial by Pat Sloan.|
|Contributions||Sloan, Pat, 1908-1978.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||15|
Scene from the Moscow Purge Trial During the second half of the s, Joseph Stalin set the stage for gaining absolute power by employing police repression against opposition elements within the Communist Party. Eighty years since the first Moscow Trial 1 September Eighty years have passed since the first Moscow Show Trial, one of the most sordid frame-ups in world history. The official report of the trial published by the People’s Commissariat of Justice of the U.S.S.R. (Eng. ed., Moscow, ) is just as eminently fair in its division. The indictment, Vishinsky’s summary and the verdict are given almost verbatim, and take up, respectively, 31, . By D. N. PRITT, K.C., M.P. I STUDIED the legal procedure in criminal cases in Soviet Russia somewhat carefully in , and concluded (as published at the time in "Twelve Studies in Soviet Russia") that the procedure gave the ordinal accused a very fair trial.
Forum Index» Historical» The Dustbin of History» The Moscow Trial Was Fair [Go to page ][ 1, 2, 3] The Moscow Trial Was Fair: Praetorian [+-] Soviet cogitations: Defected to the U.S.S.R.: Wed 16 Aug , Kamenev and Zinionev are not that high in my book either because they really have no stance and just jump back and forth. TWO trials that took place in Soviet Russia, one in August , and the other in January , engaged the attention of the world. The first resulted in the immediate execution of the sixteen defendants; the second, in the execution of thirteen out of seventeen defendants and the condemnation of the other four to long terms of : Max Radin. OUTLINES OF THE SHAKHTY, INDUSTRIAL PARTY & METRO-VICKERS TRIALS In came the trial of the engineers of the Shakhty mining area in the Donetz Basin. There's no need to go into the details of the trial. These engineers had never lost touch with their former chiefs, the directors and large shareholders of the Donetz. The Moscow Trials, which lasted from to will go down as the greatest frame-up in history. Their aim was to liquidate the entire remaining Bolshevik old guard and act as the means by which Stalin could consolidate his power as head of the bureaucratic caste that ruled the Soviet Union. Seventy-five years on, Jim Brookshaw - a former member of the British Communist Party - looks back Author: Jim Brookshaw.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) is an international industry federation representing all aspects of book and journal publishing. Moscow International Book Fair, Moscow, Russia ( ) Indonesia International Book Fair, Jakarta, Indonesia ( ). Moscow in 3 Days (Travel Guide ):Enjoy the Best Things to Do in Moscow, Russia: Best places to stay, restaurants to go, sights to see and many useful tips to save time and money in Moscow. As the sensational trial of former Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukaev continued this week in Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky District Court, it seemed more and more like a replay of the infamous show trials of the Stalin period—the charges bogus, the outcome predetermined. Ulyukaev is the first Kremlin minister to be charged with a crime while in office since The Moscow Trials and the "Great Terror" of What the Evidence Shows. Grover Furr July 31 [To be added at the end of Part One of "Stalin and the Struggle for Democratic Reform"]. Since my two-part essay "Stalin and the Struggle for Democratic Reform" was written in , a great deal more evidence has been published concerning the Opposition, the Moscow Trials of ,