Lenin's secret police force was known as the Cheka.
Lenin's secret police force is known as the Cheka. The name comes from the acronym VCheKa for its formal Russian name.
The soviet secret police were known as the NKVD. They are responsible for the death of millions under Joseph Stalin's rule. The Soviet secret police were first known as the "Cheka" from its acronym. It began under Vladimir Lenin. Then it was known as the GPU and shortly after that the OGPU, when the organization was given nation wide authority. The OGPU, still a secret police force, was later transferred into and became a department of the the NKVD. The NKVD was in charge of both secret and public police since it handled all matters concerning internal security.
The Red Secret Police known as The Cheka were started by Lenin after the October 1917 revolution. It was an instrument of control, using fear and ambiguity to keep the masses in check and obedient.
Lenin formed the secret police, known as the Cheka in December of 1917. Its use for terror on a mass scale did not begin until August of 1918.
The first rival of the Provisional Government was Leninâ??s secret police. This group was also known to many in the country as the Cheka.
Lenin's communist government established a body politic made up of more than a thousand representatives called what?
The Vecheka was Lenin's secret police; however it was more commonly known as the Cheka. The name was an acronym for the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage. It was later changed to the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution, Profiteering and Corruption.
They Were known as the Stasi
The Nazi secret police were the Geheime Staats Polizei; which was shortened to Gestapo.
Yes, the most certainly did. Even today Soviet people shudder when they think about the KGB. It infiltrated organizations, business and social groups, reporting anything that was considered anti-communist. Russia, under the Tsar had a secret police force known as the Okhrana. After the Bolshevik takeover in the October Revolution, there was the VCheKa, or Cheka. Then it became the GPU; then the OGPU. After a time it became the KGB.
The Cheka were established after the Revolution and were formed after the Bolsheviks declared the Red Terror in response to the White Terror. The Cheka were a sort of political police who would investigate the activities of suspected Tsarist supporters and fighters and arrest them and possibly execute them if they were found to indeed be Tsarist fighters or supporters. It is important to bear in mind that the supporters did not just think the Tsarists were good but they helped them in their war efforts against the Bolsheviks.
the Gestapo. Germany in its entirety was known as the Third Reich.
The KGB was the abbreviation by which the Soviet secret police and intelligence agency was known from 1954-1991.
The Gestapo was actually a branch of the SS. The were known as the Nazi secret police.
The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry; or better known as the Grange
Also known as the GESTAPO, or secret police was under the leadership of Heinrich Himmler
As a citizen of Muscovy, you would have feared Czar Ivan IV, who ruled during the 1500s. Known as "Ivan the Terrible," he used a secret police force to tighten his iron grip on the people and control their lives. Known as "Ivan the Terrible," Ivan IV used a secret police force to tighten his iron grip on the people and control their lives.
I believe you are referring to the Air Police, Later known as Security Police, later known as Combat Police.
German police during the Holocaust were called The Gestapo.Another View: The German SECRET police were known as the Gestapo and wore no uniforms.The German civil police (the Statspolezei) still operated as they had before the war although they, too, were brought under the command of the German Federal Government.
Benito Mussolini used his secret police known as the Orva to suppress any who displayed any anti-fascist actions or speech. Any organization which had ever expressed opposition to the fascist regime were dismantled, with participants being exiled to far off regions.
German Shepards or Police K9
What police precinct is known as "Fort Apache" (as portrayed in the movie)