Grigori Evseyevich Zinoviev

Standard Name: Zinoviev, Grigori Evseyevich


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Textual Production Cecily Mackworth
Working for the Labour Party in summer 1945, CM wrote a number of reports on current and remembered political issues: among other things she covered the fishing industry (ten thousand words), the government of New...


Late October 1924
A letter inciting Britons to revolution, purportedly written by Grigori Evseyevich Zinoviev and sent from the Third International to the small British Communist Party , was obtained by and published in the British press.
August 1936
In one of the most notorious of the show trials that marked Stalin 's purging of ex-colleagues, Zinoviev and Kamenev were executed after reciting fabricated confessions.
About 11 June 1937
At the Moscow show trials, seven Generals and one Marshal in the Soviet Army were condemned to death after being convicted of espionage and high treason.