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A General and the Apparatchiks.

by Roman Kolkowicz

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An illustration of the manner in which the Soviet Communist party controls the military. The paper presents the case of Major General Rogatiuk, whose professional and private conduct brought him into conflict with the party. The story, published in the Soviet Union as a warning to other recalcitrant officers, tells how Rogatiuk was tried for "uncommunist" behavior in a ritual designed to humiliate him and extol the party. 8 pp.

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