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Oleksandr Liashko
Oleksandr Pavlovych Liashko (Ukrainian: Олександр Павлович Ляшко; December 30, 1915 - October 9, 2002) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician. He was the Chairmen of the Council of Ministers o...
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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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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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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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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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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Pavlo Tychyna
Pavlo Tychyna (Ukrainian: Павло Григорович Тичина; 23 January [O.S. 11 January] 1891 – September 16, 1967) was a major Ukrainian poet, interpreter, publicist, public activist, ac...
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People's Secretariat
The People's Secretariat of Ukraine was the executive body of the Provisional Central Executive Committee of Soviets in Ukraine. It was formed in Kharkiv on December 30, 1917 as a form of the Soviet c...
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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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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Oleksandr Tkachenko (politician)
Oleksandr Mykolaiovych Tkachenko (Ukrainian: Олександр Миколайович Ткаченко) is a Ukrainian politician, a senior member of the Ukrainian Parliament, currently elected by Communist Party list. Betw...
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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...
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...
Volodymyr Shcherbytsky
Volodymyr Vasylyovych Shcherbytsky (Ukrainian: Володи́мир Васи́льович Щерби́цький, Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Щерби́цкий; [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr vɐˈsʲilʲɪvʲɪtɕ ɕːɪrˈbʲitskʲɪj]; 17 February 1918, Ver...
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 ...
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 ...
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-...
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 (...
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...
Cassette Scandal
The Cassette Scandal (Ukrainian: Касетний скандал), also known as Tapegate or Kuchmagate, erupting in 2000, was one of the main political events in Ukraine's post-independence history. It has dram...
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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Grigory Petrovsky
Grigory Ivanovich Petrovsky (Russian: Григо́рий Ива́нович Петро́вский , Ukrainian: Григорій Іванович Петровський Hryhoriy Ivanovych Petrovsky) (February 4, 1878 - January 9, 1958) was one of t...
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