Unprecedented: Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to ...
Alexander Galich (writer)
Alexander Galich (Russian: Алекса́ндр Арка́дьевич Га́лич; [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɐrˈkadʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈɡalʲɪtɕ], Ukrainian: Олександр Аркадійович Галич; 19 October 1918 – 15 December 1977) was a Russian poet,...
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Svetlana Beriosova
Svetlana Beriosova (24 September 1932 – 10 November 1998) was a Lithuanian-born British prima ballerina who danced with The Royal Ballet for more than 20 years.Born in Kaunas, Lithuania, the daughter ...
Unprecedented: Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to ...
Vladimir Ipatieff
Vladimir Nikolayevich Ipatieff (also Ipatiev; Russian: Владимир Николаевич Ипатьев) (November 21, 1867 (November 9 OS) - November 29, 1952) was a Russian and American chemist. His most important c...
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German of Solovki
St. Herman of Solovki (Russian: Герман Соловецкий, died 1479) was one of the founders of the Solovetsky Monastery. In total, he lived in Solovetsky Islands, at the time, the most remote locat...
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Pavel Florensky
Pavel Alexandrovich Florensky (also P. A. Florenskiĭ, Florenskii, Florenskij, Russian: Па́вел Алекса́ндрович Флоре́нский) (January 22 [O.S. January 9] 1882 – December 1937) was a...
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Sergei Bulgakov
Sergei Nikolaevich Bulgakov (/bʊlˈɡɑːkəf/; Russian: Серге́й Никола́евич Булга́ков; 28 July [O.S. 16 July] 1871 – 13 July 1944) was a Russian Orthodox Christian theologian, philos...
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Semyon Frank
Semyon Lyudvigovich Frank (Russian: Семён Лю́двигович Франк; 1877 – 1950) was a Russian philosopher. Born into a Jewish family, he became a Christian in 1912.
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Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (/ˌdɒstəˈjɛfski, ˌdʌs-/; Russian: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский; [ˈfʲɵdər mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ dəstɐˈjɛfskʲɪj]; 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes tran...
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Charles Sydney Gibbes
Charles Sydney Gibbes (19 January 1876 – 24 March 1963) was a British academic who from 1908 to 1917 served as the English tutor to the children of Emperor Nicholas II of Russia. When Nicholas a...
Eugene Botkin
Eugene Botkin, also Yevgeny Sergeyevich Botkin (Russian: Евге́ний Серге́евич Бо́ткин; 27 March 1865 – 17 July 1918) was the court physician for Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra and, while in...
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Mylène Demongeot
Marie-Hélène Demongeot, known as Mylène Demongeot (born 29 September 1935, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes) is a French actress with a career spanning six decades. She has appeared in 72 films since 1953.
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Seraphim Chichagov
Seraphim Chichagov (9 June 1856 or 9 January 1856 – 11 December 1937), born Leonid Mikhailovich Chichagov, was a Metropolitan bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church who was executed by firing squ...
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Olga Baclanova
Olga Vladimirovna Baclanova (Russian: О́льга Влади́мировна Бакла́нова; 19 August 1896 – 6 September 1974) was a Russian-born actress of stage and screen and operatic singer, and ballerina. She ach...
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Marie Bashkirtseff
Marie Bashkirtseff (born Maria Konstantinovna Bashkirtseva; Russian: Мари́я Константи́новна Башки́рцева); was a Ukrainian diarist, painter and sculptor.
Bashkirtseff was born Maria Konstantino...
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Dmitry Bortniansky
Dmytri Stepanovych Bortniansky (Russian: Дмитрий Степанович Бортнянский; alternative transcriptions of names are Dmytro, Dmitri, and Bortnyansky; 28 October 1751–10 October [O.S. 28 Septe...
Vladimir Beneshevich
Vladimir Nicolayevich Beneshevich (Russian: Владимир Николаевич Бенешевич; 1874–1938) was a scholar of Byzantine history and canon law, and a philologer and paleographer of the manuscripts i...
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Fedor Emelianenko
Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko (Russian: Фёдор Влади́мирович Емелья́ненко, Fyodor Vladimirovich Yemelyanenko, [ˈfʲɵdər vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ jɪmʲɪˈlʲjænʲɪnkə]) (born 28 September 1976) is a Russian ...
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Pyotr Grigorenko
Petro Grigorenko or Petro Hryhorovych Hryhorenko or Pyotr Grigoryevich Grigorenko (Ukrainian: Петро́ Григо́рович Григоре́нко, Russian: Пётр Григо́рьевич Григоре́нко; October 16, 1907 – Februar...
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A New Beginning
"A New Beginning" is the name of a speech delivered by United States President Barack Obama on 4 June 2009, from the Major Reception Hall at Cairo University in Egypt. Al-Azhar University co-hosted t...
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Boris Brasol
Boris Leo Brasol (or Brazol) (March 31, 1885 - March 19, 1963), lawyer and literary critic, was a White Russian immigrant to the United States.
Boris Brasol was born in Poltava, Ukraine, Russia, i...
Irene Galitzine
Princess Irene Galitzine (Georgian: ირინა გალიცინი; Russian: Ирен Голицына) (July 22, 1916 in Tbilisi - October 20, 2006 in Rome) was a Russian-Georgian fashion designer whose most renowned cr...
Orthodox Church in America
The Orthodox Church in America (OCA) is an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox church in North America. The OCA consists of more than 700 parishes, missions, communities, monasteries and institutions in th...
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Mikhail Bulgakov
Mikhaíl Afanasyevich Bulgakov (/bʊlˈɡɑːkəf/; Russian: Михаи́л Афана́сьевич Булга́ков, [mʲɪxɐˈil ɐfɐˈnasʲjɪvʲɪtɕ bʊlˈɡakəf]; May 15 [O.S. May 3] 1891 – March 10, 1940) was a...
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Mischa Auer
Mischa Auer (17 November 1905 – 5 March 1967) was a Russian-born American actor who moved to Hollywood in the late 1920s. He first appeared in film in 1928. Auer had a long career playing in man...
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Georgy Gapon
Georgiy Apollonovich Gapon (Russian: Гео́ргий Аполло́нович Гапо́н; 17 February [O.S. 5 February] 1870 — 10 April [O.S. 28 March] 1906) was a Russian Orthod...
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Alex Gard
Alex Gard (born Alexei Mikhailovich Kremkov, Russian: Алексе́й Миха́йлович Кремко́в; also tr. Kremkoff; June 17, 1898 – June 1, 1948) was a Russian American cartoonist. He was a regular cart...