Son of a Polish nobleman, Dzerzhinsky joined the Kaunas (Kovno) organization of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party in He became a party organizer . Felix Dzerzhinsky. Felix Dzerzhinsky. Communist Morality. Source: “Communist Morality,” published by Progress, Moscow, c. ; Transcribed: by Rasmus M. Felix Dzerzhinsky. Biography. Communist Morality. Source: “ Communist Morality,” published by Progress, Moscow, c. ; Transcribed: by Rasmus.

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Although there had been hostilities between the two countries duringthe conflict began when the…. There are critics in Kirov, such as relatives of those who suffered under the Soviet regime, feeling much the same as people elsewhere for whom such statues are unwelcome reminders of dark times, but their opinions count for little compared to FSB veterans’.

After a profound moral crisis, the young man swapped his religious zeal for atheism and a passion for revolution. Dzerzhinsky’s statue, which towered over Lubyanka Square in Moscowwas toppled as part of the celebration of the collapse of communism.

Love and hate for ‘Iron Felix’: Why do Russians still debate the Soviet security services’ founder?

He was arrested on a denunciation for his revolutionary activities for the felx time in after which he served almost a year feoix the Kaunas prison. Mass murders left Dzerzhinsky unfazed. Symbolically, the Memorial to the Victims of the Gulag a simple stone from Solovki was erected beside the Iron Felix and the latter was removed in August,after the failed coup of conservative members of government. In Aprilthe Moscow authorities stated that they would renovate the “Iron Felix” monument in full and put the statue on a list of monuments to be renovated, as well as officially designating it an object of cultural heritage.

The History of the Russian Revolution 1. It resulted in the establishment of the Russo-Polish border that existed until Dzerzhinsky saw his son for the first time in March in Warsaw.

He then went to Berlinbefore returning to participate in the failed revolution, after which he was again jailed, this time by the Okhrana.


Naturally Felix and I posed together for a photo opportunity. I must endure to the end all that I am destined to endure. See my blog, Father Duquesne, at http: Retrieved from ” https: After his release inhe was quickly re-arrested for revolutionary activity and jailed in Moscow.

Dzerzhinsky had already served as head fellx a section of the Military Revolutionary Committee of the Petrograd Ffelix assigned to combat counter-revolution, and was tapped by Lenin to head up the new security service.

InDzerzhinsky was moved to the Moscow Butyrka prisonwhere he was soon hospitalized because the chains that he was forced to wear had caused severe cramps in his legs. I have lived in order to fulfil my mission and to be myself I am glad for your children, that you are neither rich nor poor, that from childhood they will realise the need to work in order to live and this means that they will grow up into real people.

A mock-up of the removal of Dzerzhinsky’s statue can be found in the entrance hall of the Dzsrzhinsky Spy Museum in Washington, D. Please try again later. It is necessary to instil in the masses our own confidence in the inevitable bankruptcy of evil, so that they will be left with no doubt, so that they will dzerzhinsyk through this moment in serried ranks, prepared for battle.

His monument in “Dzerzhinsky Square” pl. More broadly defined, however, the term comprehends actual as well as….

The Cheka also initiated the infamous system of labour camps and conducted a terrifying campaign against the peasantry. And my eyes still see, my ears hear, my soul is receptive and my heart has not yet felox. But these are only dreams.

Feliks Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky

Thank You for Your Contribution! Other blogs I have two further blogs: As the Russian Civil War expanded, Dzerzhinsky also began organizing internal security troops to enforce the Cheka’s authority. Here we learned to feel love not for women alone, we learned to be unashamed of our feelings and of our desire to give people happiness. However, he remained in Moscow where he joined the Bolshevik partywriting to his comrades that “the Bolshevik party organization is the only Social Democratic organization of the proletariat, and if we were to stay outside of it, then we would find ourselves outside of the proletarian revolutionary struggle”.


Dzerzginsky son of impoverished Polish nobility, he was brought up in a strict Catholic tradition and was growing up fanatically religious.

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People reckon with it. Firstly, this is a terrible calamity!

But, on the other hand, there are greater opportunities and possibilities now. If someone would undertake this work, or at least only the guidance of this work, then in a year or two such book could appear. During party meetings, Lenin would often send short notes to some of his colleagues. Dzerzhinsky would spend the next four and one-half years in tsarist prisons, first at the notorious Tenth Pavilion of the Warsaw Citadel.

The cause given was heart attack.

InZofia was sentenced to permanent Siberian exile, and she left the child with her father. Dr Lauchlan has a biography in press — Iron Felix: Those who influence the mind and those who put confidence in victory into the heart and mind are both needed.

Stalin was capable of accusing others of acts he had authorised, so it would have been easy for him to point the finger, even if evidence was lacking or had to be manufactured.

They are rather afraid of it. He was arrested several times, spending a total of 11 years in Tsarist prisons and in Siberian exile and eventually became associated with the Bolshevik faction of the Russian revolutionary movement.