Vospominaniia Rukovoditelei Okhrannykh Otdelenii: V Dvukh Tomakh
[ The Guard : Memoirs of directors of the secret police: In two volumes]
Comp., introd., and comm. by Z.I. Peregudova
Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2004
Serie: Rossiia v Memuarakh
ISBN: 5867933423 (vol. 1)
This is a collection of memoirs of heads the Moscow Department of the pre-revolutionary political secret police, known as the Third Department (Okhrannoe Otdelenie, also "Okhranka") Among the contributors to this collection are: A.P. Martynov, P.P. Zavrazin, A.V. Gerasimov, and A.T. Vasil`ev. These memoirs disclose the internal life of the secrete police and its key figures and operations during the 19th-early 20th centuries: the assassinations of Pleve, Sipiagin, Stolypin, and Rasputin as well as the scandalous cases of Gapon, Azef, etc.