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Fond №8 combines protocols of the board, presidium, special advisory and so-called “Troika” of the Special Committee (Cheka), State Political Directorate
(GPU), Joint State Political Directorate (OGPU), People’s commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD) and Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD).
This fond consists of 491 cases drawn up between 1921 and 1955.

- The Special Committee of the Georgian SSR (Cheka) (1921-1926) (13 cases):
· Meeting protocols of the Committee;
· Meeting protocols of the Presidium;
· Meeting protocols of the court board.

- State Political Directorate of the Georgian SSR (GPU) (1927-1934) (116 cases):
· Meeting protocols;
· Meeting protocols of the board;
· Meeting protocols of the Special Advisory;
· Meeting protocols of the court board;
· List of Kulak deportations.

- Joint State Political Directorate of Transcaucasia (OGPU) (164 cases):
· Meeting protocols and extracts from minutes;
· Meeting protocols of the board;
· Meeting protocols of the court board.


- People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs of Transcaucasia (NKVD) (1934-1938) (133 protocols, consisting of 460-500 pages
each):
· Meeting protocols of the Troika;
· Meeting protocols of the Troika militia.

- People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs of the Georgian SSR (NKVD) Kulak Troika (1937-1938) (122 protocols).

· Meeting protocols of the Kulak Troika (1937-1938) - 122 protocols. 10,564 out of 21,108 tried persons were executed.

· Meeting protocols of the national Troika (1938) - 52 protocols, 494 persons tried.

In 1937-1938, the Soviet authorities conducted mass repressions in Georgia. The so-called “Troika” decided the fates of people tried for political
association, anti-Soviet agitation, counter-revolutionary activity, etc. Two verdicts were possible: a ten year prison term in a labour/concentration
camp, or execution.

- Lists of people who were deported from or re-settled in Georgia (1929) (2 cases)

- Meeting protocols of the committee responsible for examining cases of counter-revolutionaries (1954-55) (18 cases)

Although a large portion of the Archive of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was destroyed during the Tbilisi War of 1991-1992, fond №8 is wholly
preserved. This fond includes the protocols of famous figures, such as Titsian Tabidze, Evgeni Mikeladze, Giorgi Mazniashvili, Vakhtang Kotetishvili and
others.
Fond №8
Meeting Protocols
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