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The Moscow Show Trials 1936-38

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The Moscow Show Trials 1936-38
  1. First Show Trial: August 1936
    1. Zinoviev, Kamenev and 14 others put on trial for complicity with Trotsky to kill Stalin
      1. 14 confessed including Kamenev and Zinoviev under torture
        1. All 14 shot dead
        2. Lead to further accusations of : Bukharin, Rykov, Tomsk and Piaeakov
        3. Second Show Trial: January 1937
          1. Piaeakov shot after pleading guilty
            1. Few more sent to jail or shot
              1. Ordzhonokidze ( Commissar for heavy industries in 5-year plans) was said to have a heart attack but killed instead
              2. Third Show Trial: March 1938
                1. Accused included Bukharin, Yagoda and Rykov
                  1. Tomsky committed suicide when linked to trial
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