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  • 26.08.2010 Russia's New Nobility -The Rise of the Security Services in Putin's Kremlin

    In today's Russia, officers in the country's security agencies -- especially the FSB -- wield great influence over Russia's political life, foreign policy, and economic interests. If the Kremlin is serious about modernizing the country, it will have to rein in the virtually untrammeled power of the security services.



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  • August 6, 1940 - Estonia became a part of Soviet Union
  • From June 1940 until August 1941, more than 7000 Estonian citizens were arrested

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