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Peters Yakov Khristoforovich
Yakov Peters was a deputy director of the Cheka in the Soviet Union and acting director from July 7 to August 22 1918. In English he was known as "Jacob Peters" or "Jan Peters".
Born in Latvia, he lived in London for a time after the 1905 Revolution. He was part of a criminal gang of political exiles that carried out armed robberies. He took part... More...
USSR, 1986, Yakov Peters