The Yugoslav secret service
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Year of production: 2012
Duration: 10*50
Picture format: 16:9
Number of episodes: 10
Produced by: Intermedia Grupa for HRT
This docu-drama series deals with the period stretching from the first steps taken in intelligence by the founders of the Yugoslav Secret Service (schooled by Stalin s NKVD from 1935-1940) to the final assassination by the State Security Administration (UDBA) outside Yugoslavia in 1988. Through 10 episodes, the series discusses more than 60 individual cases of extrajudicial killings, assassination attempts, kidnappings, prison murders, and conspiratorial political set-ups, as well as all of the main waves of mass repression against the ideological and class enemy (post-war crimes against prisoners, conflicts with the church and citizen politicians, Informbiro and Goli Otok prison, repression of Serbian unitarianists, the suppression of the Croatian Spring;). It also analyses the war between the secret service and guerrilla groups (Četniks, Crusaders, the Bugojno group). The series will also discuss how the Yugoslav secret service copied the methods of the NKVD, 2,000,000 dossiers, torture, false witnesses, show trials, summary executions, secret graves;