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Yevgenia Bosch
Yevgenia Bosch (Ukrainian: Євгенія Богданівна (Готлібівна) Бош; Russian: Евге́ния Богда́новна (Го́тлибовна) Бош) (Yevgenia Bogdanovna (Gotlibovna) Bosh), also known as Evgenia Bosh, Evgenia Bo...
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Khrushchev dough
Khrushchev dough (Russian: хрущёвское тесто) was the result of introducing flour rationing in the Soviet Union after a crop failure, which led to the food irregularities in 1963, under Nikita Khru...
Yukhym Medvedev
Yukhym Medvedev (Ukrainian: Юхим Медведєв, Russian: Ефим Григорьевич Медведев) (1 April 1886–7 June 1938) was the first elected chairman of the Soviet parliament in Ukraine. Medvedev was...
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Lazar Kaganovich
Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich (Russian: Ла́зарь Моисе́евич Кагано́вич; 22 November [O.S. 10 November] 1893 – 25 July 1991) was a Soviet politician and administrator and one of the...
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Sputnik 1
Listeners were both thrilled and terrified to hear Sputnik's steady beep.Sputnik 1 (Russian: "Спу́тник-1" [ˈsputnʲɪk], "Satellite-1", ПС-1 (PS-1, i.e. "Простейший Спутник-1", or Elementary Sate...
Kitchen Debate
The Kitchen Debate was a series of impromptu exchanges (through interpreters) between then U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev at the opening of the American Nationa...
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Evgenia Bosh
Yevgenia Bosch (Ukrainian: Євгенія Богданівна (Готлібівна) Бош; Russian: Евге́ния Богда́новна (Го́тлибовна) Бош) (Yevgenia Bogdanovna (Gotlibovna) Bosh), also known as Evgenia Bosh, Evgenia Bo...
Vlas Chubar
Vlas Yakovlevich Chubar (Ukrainian: Влас Якович Чубар; Russian: Вла́с Я́ковлевич Чуба́рь) (22 February [O.S. 10 February] 1891 - 26 February 1939) was a Ukrainian Bolshevik r...
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Dmitry Manuilsky
Dmitriy Manuilsky, or Dmytro Zakharovych Manuilsky (3 October 1883 in Sviatets near Kremenets – 22 February 1959 in Kiev) was an important Bolshevik. He was the son of an Orthodox priest from a ...
Leonid Kravchuk
Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk (Ukrainian: Леонід Макарович Кравчук; born January 10, 1934) is a former Ukrainian politician and the first President of Ukraine, who served from December 5, 1991, until...
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Ivan Kulyk
Ivan Yulianovych Kulyk (Ukrainian: Іван Юліанович Кулик; born Izrail Yudelevych ) (January 14, 1897 – October 10, 1937) was a Jewish-Ukrainian poet, writer, translator, diplomat and Communist Part...
Demyan Korotchenko
Demian Serhiyovych Korotchenko (Ukrainian: Дем’ян Сергійович Коротченко; 29 November 1894 – 7 April 1969) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who twice served as the head of government of...
Crateology
Crateology was the 'science' of identifying the contents of Soviet shipments to the Island of Cuba carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency during the Cuban Missile Crisis.Crateology has decline...
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Hryhorii Epik
Hryhorii Danylovych Epik (Ukrainian: Григорій Данилович Епік) (January 17, 1901 – November 3, 1937) was a Ukrainian writer and journalist. He supported the Soviet Ukrainization during the 1920s wh...
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Moisei Rafes
Moisei (Moishe) Grigorevich Rafes (Russian: Моше Рафес) (b. 1883, d. 1942) was a prominent Jewish politician of the Ukrainian People's Republic as the Bundist representative. After 1919 an officia...
Yuriy Kotsiubynsky
Yuriy Kotsiubynsky (Ukrainian: Юрій Михайлович Коцюбинський) (December 7, 1896—March 8, 1937) was a Bolshevik politician, activist, member of the Soviet government in Ukraine, one of the co-...
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Petro Shelest
Petro Yukhymovych Shelest (Ukrainian: Петро Юхимович Шелест; Russian: Пётр Ефи́мович Ше́лест) (February 14, 1908 – January 22, 1996) was the First Secretary of the Communist par...
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Ivan Kazanets
Ivan Pavlovych Kazanets (Ukrainian: Іван Павлович Казанець; 12 October 1918 – 15 February 2013) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who served as the Chairman of the Council of Ministers ...
K Blows Top
K Blows Top: A Cold War Comic Interlude, Starring Nikita Khrushchev, America's Most Unlikely Tourist (2009, ISBN 978-1-58648-497-2) is a book by Peter Carlson published by PublicAffairs describing the...
Christian Rakovsky
Christian Rakovsky (August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1873 – September 11, 1941) was a Bulgarian socialist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and Soviet diplomat; he was also noted as a j...
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Virgin Lands Campaign
The Virgin Lands Campaign (Russian: Освое́ние целины́, Osvoenie Tseliny; Kazakh: Тың игеру, Tyng Igeru) was Nikita Khrushchev’s 1953 plan to dramatically boost the Soviet Union’s agricultural ...
Khrushchyovka
Khrushchyovka (Russian: хрущёвка, [xrʊˈɕːɵfkə]) is a type of low-cost, concrete-paneled or brick three- to five-storied apartment building which was developed in the USSR during the early 1960s, d...
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Vitali Holostenco
Vitali Holostenco or Holostenko (Ukrainian: Віталій Холостенко, Vitaliy Kholostenko; c. 1900 – 1937) was a Romanian and Soviet communist politician. He used several pseudonyms, among which B...
Feliks Kon
Feliks Yakovlevich Kon (May 18, 1864 – July 30, 1941) was a Polish communist activist.
Born in Warsaw, Kon's mother was Georgian Jewish and was brought up in Russia. He was trained as a hist...
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Peaceful coexistence
Peaceful coexistence was a theory developed and applied by the Soviet Union at various points during the Cold War in the context of primarily Marxist–Leninist foreign policy and was adopted by Soviet-...
Oleksandr Moroz
Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Moroz (Ukrainian: Олександр Олександрович Мороз, born 29 February 1944, in Buda, Taraschanskyi Raion of the Kiev Oblast) is a Ukrainian statesman and politician. He was th...
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Leonid Korniyets
Leonid Romanovych Korniyets (Ukrainian: Леонід Романович Корнієць; 21 August 1901 - 29 May 1969) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who served as the head of government of Ukrainian SSR (...
Volodymyr Shcherbytsky
Volodymyr Vasylyovych Shcherbytsky (Ukrainian: Володи́мир Васи́льович Щерби́цький, Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Щерби́цкий; [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr vɐˈsʲilʲɪvʲɪtɕ ɕːɪrˈbʲitskʲɪj]; 17 February 1918, Ver...
Khrushchev Thaw
The Khrushchev Thaw (or Khrushchev's Thaw; Russian: Хрущёвская о́ттепель, Khrushchovskaya Ottepel; [xrʊˈɕːɵfskəjə ˈotʲɪpʲɪlʲ] or simply Ottepel) refers to the period from the early 1950s to the e...
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