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April 5, 1946

Memo per a Telegraph Report of Nazarli from Rasht

[handwritten:] To Cde. Bagirov 


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per a telegraph report of Nazarli from Rasht


On the 4th of April a group of gendarmes headed by the well-known to you Major Deylyami (now the Chief of the Gilan Gendarmerie) in the village of Rudbane of the Dakhinjan governorship – the property of Qavam [os-]Saltaneh – demanded the peasants pay [him] a share of [their] harvest.


In the process a conflict broke out between the gendarmes and peasants [and] on Major Deylyami’s order the gendarmes opened fire.


According to preliminary data three peasants were killed and one wounded.


At 2100 Governor-General Ansari sent 10 gendarmes to help Deylyami headed by a gendarme lieutenant.


Minister of State Security of the Azerbaijan SSR

General-Major Yemel’yanov  


5 April 1946

No 1044/102


A memo about a conflict between a general and several peasants that broke out after he demanded that they pay him a portion of their harvests.


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GAPPOD, f.1, op.89, d.114. Obtained for CWIHP by Jamil Hasanli and translated for CWIHP by Gary Goldberg.


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