Son of a Polish nobleman, Dzerzhinsky joined the Kaunas (Kovno) organization of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party in He became a party organizer . Felix Dzerzhinsky. Felix Dzerzhinsky. Communist Morality. Source: “Communist Morality,” published by Progress, Moscow, c. ; Transcribed: by Rasmus M. Felix Dzerzhinsky. Biography. Communist Morality. Source: “ Communist Morality,” published by Progress, Moscow, c. ; Transcribed: by Rasmus.

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Get the week’s best stories straight to your inbox. Tens of thousands of political opponents were shot without trial in the basements of prisons and public places throughout Russia [10] —and not only opponents.

Felix Dzerzhinsky in the Oryol prison, True, there are few who envy dzefzhinsky our lot, but we who see the bright future of our cause, who see and realise its might, realise that life has chosen us to be the fighters, we who are fighting for that better future would never, never exchange our position for philistine vegetating.

You have pushed aside these terrible pictures which daily meet the eyes. There is a museum dedicated to him in his birth place in Belarus.

This idea is already approaching realisation, the people are ready to receive it with open arms. Lenin, Stalin and Hitler: Mahatma Gandhi, Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist….

Every economic manager should wage a struggle to win prestige, to win the confidence of the working masses, but the struggle feljx this confidence should on no account employ the instrument of demagogy, of humouring the masses, satisfying them to the detriment and at the expense of the state, of the interests of the alliance with the peasants, of parochial requirements. Because of uncontrolled inflation these payments were virtually worthless so many refused to obey.

The Dzerzhinskiy Tractor Works in Stalingrad were named in his honor and became a scene of bitter fighting during the Second World War.

Properly constructed drama does not allow for random forces, it requires motivated individual acts. On 5 September a new statue was unveiled in the Russian city of Kirov named after the Leningrad party boss who was assassinated insome miles east of Moscow.

His aristocratic Catholic family belonged to the former Polish-Lithuanian szlachta nobilityof the Samson coat of arms.


To be fair Dzerzhinsky did stay, with Stalin, in the building which now houses the association while in town during the Civil War. I feel proud that I am with them, that 1 see, feel and understand them, and that I, too, have suffered much together with them.

In attending the welfare of his child, Dzerzhinsky repeatedly exposed himself to the danger of arrest. The First Cheikist of Russia ] in Russian. In this connection [2] I am filled with apprehension.

Love which is showered on only one person and which derives from him alone all joy in life, making everything else a burden and torture, such love carries with it hell for both persons As Lauchlan put it in noting how dzrrzhinsky Dzerzhinsky was, if you had to break eggs to make an omelette, Dzerzhinsky was a man who could be relied on to break them honestly.

And not out of a sense of duty, not because I had to. At Cheka ‘s dzerzginsky in Moscow lights glared every night as hundreds were brought in for interrogations.

I am glad for your children, that you are neither rich nor poor, that from childhood they will realise the need to work in order to live and this means that they will grow up into real people. The Dzerzhinsky estate itself remained inside Poland from to Lauchlan argued that it is easy to interpret history backwards, reading motives into events retrospectively because we know what takes place next. A police file from this time says: The Cheka helped stabilize V.

Felix Dzerzhinsky

View my complete dzerzhinskj. And the point is that this dialectics should complete its cycle, so that it should contain the synthesis — the solution of contradictions. He must have grown a lot — does he walk or talk? Birth of the Soviet 35mm Camera Industry”.

Nicknamed Iron Felix for his ruthlessness and devotion to the cause, he soon became the most feared man in Russia. The suspicion arose that the regime was encountering its Thermidor, a parallel with the situation in France when the Reign of Terror was brought to an end in and its leading light, Robespierre, guillotined. We are least of all made despondent by unpleasant side of life, since our life consists in work for the cause which is above everyday trifles. He also reminded that in Dzerzhinsky wor ked as an economist and demonst rated quite impressive skills.


As the Russian Civil War expanded, Dzerzhinsky also began organizing internal security troops to enforce the Cheka’s authority. One must not fear criticism, or gloss over shortcomings; on the contrary, it is necessary to help to make them known and to see nothing discreditable in doing so.

On Socialism by Felix Dzerzhinsky

Until it dzerzhinssky independent inBelarus, formerly known as Belorussia or White Russia, was the smallest of the three Slavic republics included in the Soviet Union the larger two being Russia and Ukraine. Further, history can become a kind of soap opera in which everything occurs for a reason.

Dzerzhinsky’s statue, which towered over Lubyanka Square in Moscowwas toppled as part of the celebration of the collapse of dzrrzhinsky. A month later, she was arrested and she gave birth to their son Janek in Pawiak prison. I learned to know human hearts and it seemed to me that I felt every beat of those hearts At the same time, an end must be put to our established practice of humouring the masses — the workers. Prior to its relocation to Sofia had been in the Petko Churchuliev art gallery in Dimitrovgrad, a new town established in and named after guess who.

However, Lauchlan emphasised ffelix that Dzerzhinsky argued with fslix wings, putting him in the middle; and while he disagreed on some things, equally he agreed on others.

He should dzerzhinskj that you and all who surround him, to whom he is attached, whom he loves, have something more sacred than the love for a child, the love for him, something sacred from which he and the love and affection for him derive.

He was arrested for his revolutionary activities in andsent to Siberia, but escaped both times.

Communist Morality

The organization turned into a giant man-killing machine. By the time the October Revolution shook up Russia, Dzerzhinsky was 40 and a deeply ill man, suffering from tuberculosis. He admired Robespierre, and saw himself in the same heroic mould.