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Miguel Krasnoff

Miguel Krasnoff Marchenko was a Chilean army general. Son of Russian emigre in Chile, nephew of Pyotr Krasnov. His father Semion Krasnov was executed by the Soviets as a result of Operation Keelhaul. Miguel Krasnoff was implicated in human rights violations during Chilean coup of 1973 when he was a Chilean army lieutenant. Later Miguel Krasnoff became a general under Augusto Pinochet decorated with numerous awards. He was arrested in 2000 because of his past ties to Manuel Contreras and National Intelligence Directorate (DINA) and accused in abductions and disappearances of 1973–1974, but after a long trial the court was unable to prove the allegations against retired General Krasnoff.

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