Eduard Schmieder
Eduard Schmieder (born 2 May 1948 in Lviv, Soviet Union) is a violinist, teacher and conductor. He is a highly regarded violin pedagogue. Lord Yehudi Menuhin said, "Eduard Schmieder is one of the out...
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Lenny Krayzelburg
Lenny Krayzelburg (born September 28, 1975, as Leonid Krayzelburg; Ukrainian: Леонід Крайзельбург, Russian: Леонид Крайзельбург) is an American former backstroke swimmer, and Olympic gold meda...
Igor Olshansky
Igor Olshansky (/oʊlˈʃænski/; born May 3, 1982) is a Ukrainian-born former American football defensive end in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oregon and was drafted b...
Lydia T. Black
Lydia T. Black (December 16, 1925 – March 12, 2007) was an American anthropologist. She won an American Book Award for Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 And 1804.
She g...
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Alec Brook-Krasny
Alec Brook-Krasny (Russian: Алек Брук-Красный) (born March 2, 1958, Moscow, former Soviet Union) is an American Jewish politician and the first Soviet-born Russian language speaker to become a New...
Vladimir Haensel
Vladimir Haensel (1 September 1914 – 15 December 2002) was an American chemical engineer who invented the platforming process - a platinum catalytic process for reforming petroleum hydrocarbons into g...
Lucille Roberts
Lucille Roberts (December 7, 1943 – July 17, 2003) was an American businesswoman and entrepreneur who founded the Lucille Roberts chain of health clubs. A self-proclaimed "exercise nut", she turned he...
Ivan Lebedeff
Ivan Lebedeff (18 June 1894 – 31 March 1953) was a Russian film actor. He appeared in 66 films between 1926 and 1953.He was born in Ushpol (later Užpaliai), Lithuania, then part of the Russian E...
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Alexei Tsvetkov
Alexei Petrovich Tsvetkov (also spelled as Aleksei Cvetkov; Russian: Алексе́й Петро́вич Цветко́в; born in Stanyslaviv, Ukraine on February 2, 1947) is a Russian poet and essayist. Not to be confus...
Yakov Smirnoff
Yakov Naumovich Pokhis, better known as Yakov Smirnoff (born 24 January 1951), is a Soviet-born American comedian, actor and writer. After emigrating to the United States in 1977, Smirnoff began perfo...
Joseph Berger (author)
Joseph Berger (born 1945) is the author of several books, and has been a staff reporter and editor for The New York Times since 1984.
Berger was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to the Unit...
Leonard Koppett
Leonard Koppett (September 15, 1923 - June 22, 2003) was a 20th Century sportswriter.Born in Moscow, Koppett moved with his family from Russia to the United States when he was five years old. They liv...
Roberta Achtenberg
Roberta Achtenberg (born July 20, 1950) is an American politician. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on Civil Rights. She served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S...
Mark Krikorian
Mark Krikorian has been the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, a think-tank in Washington, D.C since 1995. The Center describes itself as an "independent, non-partisan research ...
Yury Verlinsky
Yury Verlinsky (1 September 1943 – 16 July 2009) was a Russian-American medical researcher specializing in embryo and cellular genetics (genetic cytology). He is best known as a pioneer in pren...
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Vanes Martirosyan
Vanes Norik Martirosyan (Armenian: Վանես Մարտիրոսյան) (born May 1, 1986 in Abovyan, Armenia) is an Armenian-American professional boxer.Vanes is currently the WBC Silver Light Middleweight Champio...
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Ruth Gikow
Ruth Gikow (January 6, 1915 Ukraine - 1982 New York City) was an American visual artist who was primarily known for her work as a painter.
Ruth Gikow was born on January 6, 1915 in the Ukraine. He...
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Gokor Chivichyan
Gokor Chivichyan (Armenian: Գոքոր Չիվիչյան; born 1963) is an Armenian Judo, submission grappling, and mixed martial arts instructor. Chivichyan currently trains professional and amateur fighters a...
Jack Delano
Jack Delano (August 1, 1914 – August 12, 1997) was an American photographer for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and a composer noted for his use of Puerto Rican folk material.
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Dimitri Simes
Dimitri K. Simes (Russian: Дмитрий Константинович Симис; b. 1947) is a foreign policy analyst and author who serves as president of The Center for the National Interest (formerly, the The Nixon Ce...
Vera Nazarian
Vera Nazarian (born May 25, 1966 in Moscow, Russia) is an Armenian-Russian (by ethnicity) American writer of fantasy, science fiction and other "wonder fiction" including Mythpunk, an artist, and the ...
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Baruch Korff
Baruch Korff (July 4, 1914 – July 26, 1995) was a longtime Jewish community activist. He was politically close to Richard Nixon, and was known as "Nixon's rabbi."
Korff was born in Ukraine and emi...
George Tsypin
George Tsypin is an influential American stage designer, sculptor and architect.He was an artistic director, production designer and coauthor of the script for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Game...
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