Fond №12 holds documents concerning death-penalty sentences from the Special Committee (Cheka), State Political Directorate (GPU) and People’s
Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD) between 1921 and 1952.
The fond consists of 92 cases. 16,693 persons were executed.
The fond includes:
· Lists of those tried by the USSR Supreme Court;
· Meeting protocols of the Special Advisory of the USSR NKVD;
· Documents of those tried by military tribunal;
· Lists of persons tried in 1937-1938 by the USSR NKVD and Prosecutor’s Office.