One instance is his chief show-trial prosecutor, Andrei Vyshinsky
Not the newly-elected Police Commissioners who don't know which side to back - and not even Westminster's silky version of Vyshinsky
, Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
The Prosecutor and the Prey: Vyshinsky
and the 1930s Moscow Show Trials.
These numbers are closer to the numbers given to the Polish ambassador by Deputy Commissar of Foreign Affairs Andrei Vyshinsky
in 1941, of a maximum of 400,000.
In the light of that, it is a sad irony that all the rhetorical devices that Andrey Vyshinsky
employed to destroy Zinoviev in 1936--calumny, amalgams, guilt by association and so forth--were ones that, as this volume shows, Zinoviev also used with neither hesitation nor scruple.
This position was solidly endorsed by Pashukanis' successor, Andrey Vyshinsky
, (136) and continued to serve as the basis for the Soviet "stability of laws" doctrine for the remainder of the Soviet Union.
, Vice-Commissar for Foreign Affairs, Kot said that he "could understand it if a few dozen men were missing, or even a few hundred, but not several thousand.
This approach reached practitioners, such as Procurator General Andrei Vyshinsky
, who in 1935 wrote: "[t]here might be collisions and discrepancies between the formal commands of laws and those of the proletarian revolution.
17) In 1935, he appointed Andrei Vyshinsky
to what had then become the Soviet Union's highest legal post, Procurator General of the USSR.
The political system imposed by the Americans was inspired by the divisive sectarian model that has made Lebanon what it is, and the judiciary is at the mercy of the vested political forces that turned Saddam's trial into a mockery worthy of Vyshinsky
and his execution into a mob lynching.
Although Conquest questions the "legality" of reducing the Board to three ("troikas") NKVD officers, which ordered numerous executions, these troikas were created by Stalin's instructions and were "formally established by a 'special instruction' from Vyshinsky
The play became a show trial with the director taking over the role of Vyshinsky
, dedicated to the proposition that men are a rotten lot and should be ashamed of themselves.