Who led Cheka?

Who led Cheka?

Feliz Dzerzhinsky
The Cheka was the Bolshevik security force or secret police. It was formed by Vladimir Lenin in a December 1917 decree and charged with identifying and dealing with potential counter-revolutionaries. 2. The Cheka was headed by Feliz Dzerzhinsky, a Bolshevik of Polish extraction.

How do you pronounce Felix Dzerzhinsky?

Phonetic spelling of Felix dzerzhinsky

  1. Felix dz-erzhin-sky.
  2. felix dzerzhinsky. Lisandro Will.
  3. Felix dzerzh-in-sky. Margarette Ernser.

Why did the KGB end?

In the 1980s, Soviet Union glasnost provoked KGB Chairman Vladimir Kryuchkov (in office: 1988–1991) to lead the August 1991 Soviet coup d’état in an attempt to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev. The failed coup d’état and the collapse of the USSR heralded the end of the KGB on 3 December 1991.

What is a Russian spy called?

The KGB classified its spies as: agents (a person who provides intelligence) and. controllers (a person who relays intelligence).