Yakov Yurovsky

Holodomor AvatarYakov Yurovsky1918 – Yakov Yurovsky: Chief executioner of Emperor Nicholas II, his family, and four retainers on the night of 16-17th July 1918. Yakov Mikhailovich Yurovsky was born to the the Yurovsky family who was of Jewish origin and the young Yurovsky studied the Talmud in his early youth. A devoted Marxist and a Chekist during 1917 the political execution of the Royal family would be the highlight of this Jewish assassin’s career.

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