Bortnikov: the repression of the 1930-ies have been more than 22 thousand security officers

The head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov

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MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. More than 22 thousand security personnel also came under repressions of the 1930-ies. This was announced by the Director of the FSB of Russia Alexander Bortnikov asked on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the security agencies, pointed questions about the history of intelligence services in an interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.