Antisemitism in Russia
Antisemitism in Russia refers to acts of hostility against Jews in Russia and the promotion of antisemitic views in the country since the end of the Soviet Union.
During the 1990s anti-Semitism wa...
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Joseph Stalin - Stalin's Last Supper
Investigating Stalin's last supper and final night in a bid to determine just how he died. Was his bodyguard to blame? Fascinating documentary from the BBC T...
Anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire
The term "pogrom" in the meaning of large-scale, targeted, and repeated anti-Jewish rioting, saw its first use in the 19th century, in reference to the anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire. Pogro...
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The Holocaust in Russia
The Holocaust in Russia refers to the Nazi crimes during the occupation of Russia (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) by Nazi Germany.
Beyond longstanding controversies, ranging from th...
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August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Nikolai Yevgenyevich Markov
Nikolai Yevgenyevich Markov (Russian: Никола́й Евге́ньевич Ма́рков), known as Markov II or Markov the Second (Russian: Марков Второй) (2 April 1866-25 April 1945, Wiesbaden), was a Russian rig...
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Justinas Pranaitis
Justinas Bonaventura Pranaitis or Pronaitis (July 27, 1861 – January 28, 1917) was a Lithuanian Catholic priest (subsequently defrocked), Russian Master of Theology and Professor of the Hebrew Languag...
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Sergei Nilus
Sergei Aleksandrovich Nilus (also Sergiei, Sergyei, Sergius, Serge; Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Ни́лус; 25 August 1862 in Moscow - 14 January 1929, Krutets village, Vladimir Oblast, USSR) was ...
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Itzik Feffer
Itzik Feffer (September 10, 1900 – August 12, 1952), also Fefer (Yiddish איציק פֿעפֿער, Russian Ицик Фефер, Исаàк Соломòнович Фèфер) was a Soviet Yiddish poet executed on the Night of the Murder...
Black Hundreds
The Black Hundreds (sometimes The Black Hundred), also known as the black-hundredists (Чёрная сотня, черносотенцы in Russian, or Chornaya sotnya, chernosotentsy) was an ultra-nationalist movement in R...
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Sabina Spielrein
Sabina Naftulovna Spielrein (Russian: Сабина Нафтуловна Шпильрейн, also transliterated "Shpilrein" or "Shpilreyn"; 7 November 1885 – 12 or 14 August 1942) was a Russian physician and one of the fi...
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Gavriil of Belostok
Gavriil Belostoksky or Zabludowsky (alternatively Gavrila or Gabriel, Russian: Гавриил Белостокский) (April 2 1684 - April 20, 1690) is a child saint in the Russian Orthodox Church. The legend of...
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Białystok pogrom
The Białystok pogrom occurred between 14–16 June 1906 (1–3 June Old Style) in Białystok, then part of the Russian Empire, now in Poland. During the pogrom between 81 and 88 people were killed, and abo...
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Sergei Trufanov
Sergei Michailovich Trufanov ( Russian: Серге́й Миха́йлович Труфа́нов; formerly Hieromonk Iliodor or Heliodorus; October 19, 1880 – 28 January 1952) was a lapsed hieromonk, a charismatic churchman, an...
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Warsaw pogrom (1881)
The Warsaw pogrom was a pogrom that took place in Russian-controlled Warsaw on 25-27 December 1881, then part of Vistula Land in the Russian Empire.
A contemporary Jewish-Russian historian, Simon ...
May Laws
Temporary regulations regarding the Jews (also known as May Laws) were proposed by minister of internal affairs Nikolai Ignatyev and enacted on May 15 (May 3 O.S.), 1882, by the Emperor Alexander III ...
Einsatzkommando
During World War II, the Nazi German Einsatzkommandos were a sub-group of five Einsatzgruppen mobile killing squads (term used by Holocaust historians) – up to 3,000 men total – usually composed of 50...
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Albert Makashov
Colonel General Albert Mikhailovich Makashov (Альберт Михайлович Макашов) (born 12 June 1938 in Levaya Rossosh, Voronezh Oblast) is a Russian officer and a nationalist-communist politician.Albert Maka...
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Antisemitism in the Russian Empire
Antisemitism in the Russian Empire appeared in hatred toward Jewish religion or ethnic Jews.
Yuri Tabak describes the history of antisemitism in Russia as having the same forms "already traditiona...
Mikhail Diterikhs
Mikhail Konstantinovich Diterikhs (Russian: Михаи́л Константи́нович Ди́терихс; German: Michael Dieterichs; May 17, 1874, Kiev – 9 September 1937) was a general in the Imperial Russian Army and...
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Sergei Trishatny
Sergei Iosifovich Trishatny (19 March [O.S. 7] 1865 — after April 21, 1920) was an elder brother of Alexander Trishatny, with whom he worked in the supreme bodies of the Union of the...
Heinz Jost
Heinz Jost (9 July 1904 – 12 November 1964) was an SS-Brigadeführer and a Generalmajor (Brigadier General) of Police. Jost was involved in espionage matters as the Sicherheitsdienst (Security Service)...
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Kishinev pogrom
The Kishinev pogroms were an anti-Jewish riot that took place in Kishinev (Chişinău), then the capital of the province of Bessarabia in the Russian Empire (now the capital of the Republic of Moldova)...
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Socialist realism
Socialist realism is a style of realistic art that was developed in the Soviet Union and became a dominant style in other socialist countries. Socialist realism is a teleologically-oriented style havi...
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