Picture This: The Feared Soviet Secret Police Through Kids’ Eyes

The Soviet Union’s initial secret-police force, the Cheka, unleashed a wave of executions and torture in the years right after the revolution of 1917 that became known as the Red Terror.

Given that brutal and bloody past, the centenary of its founding might seem like the perfect time to remember its victims.

FSB at Beslan

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  • Alain

    This is worse than attempting to pass off a pile of excrement for a diamond. There is nothing redeeming about that era of history.

  • Who else was a part of Russia’s secret band of thugs and spies?

    Putin.

    Carry on.