There is little information about the actual practice of decision-making in Stalin's time and memories contain AI Mikoyan. In fact, his statement on the subject: "We were all then bastards" remains unsolved.  Moreover, due to the fault or composer, or publisher "Vagrius" admitted fundamental misrepresentation OG Shatunovskaya the number of repressed for 1934 - 1941 years, which she received on behalf of the CPC of the KGB.. The text of the book says that over the years, "was shot about 1 million (instead of 7!) People. And even more repressed 18.5 million" .