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Conclusion

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the ongoing tensions between military intelligence organs and the state security departments assigned to monitor the military. It describes the security police's role ... More


Introduction:: Stalin and the Lubianka

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter shows that the history of the Soviet political police is connected to the history of Iosif Stalin and his rule. During the 1920s and 1930s, the jurisdiction and functions of political ... More


Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Marina Frolova-Walker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book takes a new look at musical life in Iosif Stalin's Soviet Union. It focuses on the musicians and composers who received Stalin Prizes, awarded annually to artists whose work was thought to ... More


Threats from Abroad, Infiltrating the Economy 1927–1930

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses conspiracies during Stalin's rule, including those by the Shakhty group and the Industrial Party. It also looks at the economy during the dictatorial regime of Iosif Stalin. In ... More


How It All Worked

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explains how the awarding system for the Stalin Prize worked. It first provides a background on how the Stalin Prize was born, comparing it to the defunct Lenin Prize. It then discusses ... More


Border Wars, Plots, and Spy Mania 1945–1953

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses serious insurgency movements faced by Soviet security and political chiefs. It reports the length of the Soviet Union's borders as the war drew to an end. It also describes the ... More


The Stalin Prize Without Stalin

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0012
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how the Stalin Prize Committee (KSP) fared after the death of Iosif Stalin in 1953. With the passing of Stalin, the government gave no clear instructions on how the KSP should ... More


Expanding Power, Infiltrating the State 1922–1927

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines closely Iosif Stalin as general secretary of the Communist Party. With the new political administration, the image, function, and name of the Cheka was redefined. The chapter ... More


Ordering Society 1933-1937

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the transformation of the Soviet political police during the 1930s from a revolutionary fighting organization into a kind of social gendarmerie. It looks at sabotage to the ... More


Introduction

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book examines musical life in the Soviet Union under Iosif Stalin by focusing on musicians and composers who were recipients of the Stalin Prize. It discusses various aspects of Soviet music ... More


The First Year

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the first year of the Stalin Prize, using Dmitry Shostakovich's Piano Quintet to acquaint readers with some of the twists and turns of the process. One of the first to take an ... More


The Great Purges 1935–1939

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the role of the security police during the period 1935–1939. It also discusses a transformation of the fundamental direction of police activities following the assassination of ... More


Checks and Balances

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the Stalin Prizes awarded to the non-Russian ‘national’ republics that comprised the Soviet Union. It begins with an overview of the Soviet Union's national policy that ... More


Awards for Performers

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on Stalin Prizes awarded to performers, both for individuals and for production teams in opera. It begins with an overview of the politics involved in opera and dramatic theatre ... More


Social and Ethnic Cleansing: The Mass Operations, 1937–1938

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the various mechanisms and phases of the social and the nationality operations in Stalinist Russia. The “mass operations” of 1937 and 1938 under order 00447 are described. The ... More


Illusion of Freedom: Chechnia in the Early 1920s and the Case of Ali Mitaev

Jeronim Perović

in From Conquest to Deportation: The North Caucasus under Russian Rule

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190889890
eISBN:
9780190942991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889890.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains developments during the early 1920s, when the Bolsheviks, for the sake of consolidating their still shaky hold on power, were eager to win over the rural populations and ... More


Russia and the Peoples of the North Caucasus

Jeronim Perović

in From Conquest to Deportation: The North Caucasus under Russian Rule

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190889890
eISBN:
9780190942991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889890.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the North Caucasus region and its peoples. It provides an overview of the state of research and historiographical controversies, presents the lead questions and theoretical ... More


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