Stalin wanted to imprison and torture Nazis in secret after the end of WWIIBreaking News
A new book has been released in Germany that details how Soviet secret agents kidnapped Nazi diplomats after the war so that they could imprison, torture and secretly try them in Moscow.
'The Diplomatic Secrets of the Third Reich' draws on hitherto sealed Russian archives concerning the dreaded Lubianka jail in Moscow where the former top servants of Hitler were brought.
Alexei Matweyewitsch Sidnyew was the general in Soviet intelligence tasked in the early summer of 1945 to exact vengeance on Stalin's behalf against the diplomats he believed plotted the war against Russia.
Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union had a pact that kept the peace until Hitler decided to invade the country in June 1941....
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