Peskov said the sensitive issue of publications data of employees of the NKVD
Press Secretary of the President refused to comment on published data about personnel composition of the bodies of state security of the USSR for the years 1935-1939.
MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. The Kremlin did not comment on the appearance on the website of “Memorial” directory with the names of the NKVD of the Stalinist repression of the second half of the 1930-ies.
“I will leave, perhaps, to make no comment on this issue”, — said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
The topic is very sensitive, it is clear that opinions diverge here for many, there are diametrically opposed points of view, and those and others sometimes act very convincingly.Dmitry Pescovitz Secretary of the President of Russia
Peskov reiterated that it will not “in this case, a position to Express”.
On the eve of the movement “memorial” has published on its website a Handbook on personnel composition of the bodies of state security of the USSR for the years 1935-1939, which presents brief data on almost 40 thousand employees of the NKVD, who received the title during this period. In the “Memorial” called this Handbook “a substantial step towards a more in-depth and accurate understanding of the tragic history of our country in the 30 years of the twentieth century.”