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...
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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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...
Vladimir Viardo
Vladimir Viardo, born in 1949 at Krasnia Polana in the Caucasus, USSR, is a Russian pianist.Viardo studied with Irina Naumova at the Gnessin State Musical College and later studied with Lev Naumov at ...
Alexander Nekrich
Aleksandr Moiseyevich Nekrich (Russian: Александр Моисеевич Некрич) (1920–1993) was a Soviet Russian historian. He emigated to the United States in 1976. He is known for his works on the history...
Alexei Haieff
Alexei Vasilievich Haieff, (August 25, 1914 – March 1, 1994) was an American composer of orchestral and choral works. He is known for following Stravinsky's neoclassicism, observing an austere econom...
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...
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...
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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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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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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Alex Halberstadt
Alex Halberstadt (born in 1970 in Moscow) is an American writer, noted in particular for his biography of Doc Pomus.He came to the United States as a child in 1980.He graduated from noted New York pub...
Rick Vallin
Rick Vallin (September 24, 1919 – August 31, 1977) was an actor who appeared in more than 150 films between 1938 and 1966.Born Eric Efron in Russia, Vallin came to America while still young. He starte...
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Eugene Levinson
Eugene Levinson is the former principal double bassist of the New York Philharmonic and teaches at the Juilliard School.
According to the New Method for Double Bass (Carl Fischer edition), Levinso...
Shavo Odadjian
Shavarsh "Shavo" Odadjian (born April 22, 1974) is an Armenian American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music video director/editor, music producer, and artist/painter. He is best known as the bass...
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Sam Marcy
Sam Ballan (1911 – February 1, 1998), known by his pen name Sam Marcy, was an American Marxist of the post-World War II era. He co-founded the Workers World Party in 1959 and served as its chairperson...
Ellen Leonida
Ellen Valentik Leonida (born 1970 in Chişinău, Moldova, formerly Kishinev, USSR) is an American criminal defense attorney best known for defending Scott Dyleski, a young high school student accused of...