Konstantin Volkov (diplomat)
Konstantin Volkov (died 1945) was an NKVD agent and would-be defector.
In August 1944, Konstantin Volkov, Vice Consul for the Soviet Union in Istanbul, sent a letter to Chantry Hamilton Page, the ...
Yevgeny Nikonov
Yevgeny Alexandrovich Nikonov (Russian: Евге́ний Алекса́ндрович Ни́конов; December 18, 1920 – August 19, 1941, Harku, Estonia) was a Russian war hero martyred during the Soviet defe...
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Georgii Nadson
Georgii Adamovich Nadson (June 4 [O.S. May 23] 1867 – April 15, 1939) was a Soviet biologist, "one of the pioneers of radioecology in Russia" In 1930, he founded the Laboratory of Mi...
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Viktor Abakumov
Viktor Semyonovich Abakumov (Russian: Виктор Семёнович Абакумов; 24 April 1908 – 19 December 1954) was a high level Soviet security official, from 1943 to 1946 the head of SMERSH in the USSR Peopl...
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Anatoly Slivko
Anatoly Yemelianovich Slivko (Russian: Анатолий Емельянович Сливко; December 28, 1938 – September 16, 1989) was a Soviet serial killer who was convicted of the murders of seven boys between the ...
Zinaida Portnova
Zinaida Martynovna Portnova, commonly known as Zina Portnova (Russian: Зинаида Мартыновна Портнова, Зина Портнова) (20 February 1926 – 15 January 1944) was a Russian teenager, Soviet partisan...
Aleksandr Loktionov
Aleksandr Dmitrievich Loktionov (Russian: Александр Дмитриевич Локтионов) (11 (23) August 1893 — 28 October 1941) was a Soviet general.From 1937 to 1939, he was commander of the Soviet Air F...
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Leonid Serebryakov
Leonid Petrovich Serebryakov (Russian: Леонид Петрович Серебряков) (11 June 1890 - 1 February 1937) was a Russian politician and Bolshevik victim of Joseph Stalin's Great Purge.
Born at Samara, Se...
Benyamin Kayurov
Benyamin Nikolayevich Kayurov (Russian: Вениами́н Никола́евич Каю́ров; 1876 – 1936) was a Russian Bolshevik revolutionary.Kayorov was a working class Bolshevik militatnt who joined the Russian Soc...
Vladimir Derevenko
Vladimir Nikolaevich Derevenko (1879–1936) was a Russian physician and surgeon who served at the court of Emperor Nicholas II of Russia.
Before the revolution, Derevenko was a physician who served...
Musa Cälil
Musa Cälil (pronounced [muˈsɑ ʑæˈlil]; Arabic: موسا ﺟﮫليل; Jaᶇalif: Musa Çəlil; Cyrillic: Муса Җәлил; full name: Musa Mostafa ulı Cälilev, Cyrillic: Муса Мостафа улы Җәлилев; Russian: Муса Джалиль...
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Andrey Vlasov
Andrey Andreyevich Vlasov or Wlassow (Russian: Андрéй Андрéевич Влáсов, September 14 [O.S. September 1] 1901 – August 2, 1946) was a Russian Red Army general who collaborat...
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Valery Sablin
Captain 3rd Rank Valery Mikhailovich Sablin (Russian: Валерий Михайлович Саблин, Valerij Michajlovič Sablin) (1 January 1939 – 3 August 1976) was a Soviet Navy officer and a member of the Com...
Vladimir Kirpichnikov (general)
Vladimir Vasilevich Kirpichnikov (Russian: Владимир Васильевич Кирпичников, 7 July 1903 – 28 August 1950) was a Soviet general of the Red Army. During World War II he served as commander of 43rd R...
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Vladimir Sergeyevich Timiryov
Vladimir Timirev (1914–1938) was a Russian avant garde painter and a victim of Joseph Stalin's Great Purge.
Vladimir was born in 1914 as the son of Admiral Sergey Nikolayevich Timiryov of the Russ...
Grigory Gurkin
Grigory Ivanovich Gurkin (Russian: Григо́рий Ива́нович Гу́ркин; 24 January 1870 – 11 October 1937) was a Russian landscape painter, the first professional artist of Altay ethnic origin. He is nota...
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Semyon Morozov
Semyon Grigoryevich Morozov (Russian: Семён Григорьевич Морозов; 25 September [O.S. 12 September] 1914, Taganrog – 23 February 1943, Taganrog) was commissar of the Taganrog antif...
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Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya (alternatively Romanised as Kosmodem'yanskaya; Russian: Зо́я Анато́льевна Космодемья́нская; September 13, 1923 – November 29, 1941) was a Soviet partisan, and a ...
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Leonid Nikolaev
Leonid Nikolaev (1904–December 29, 1934) was the assassin of Sergei Kirov, the first secretary of the Leningrad branch of the Communist Party.
Nikolaev was a troubled young Soviet Communist ...
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Nikolai Voznesensky
Nikolai Alekseevich Voznesensky (Russian: Никола́й Алексе́евич Вознесе́нский, 1903 – 1 October 1950) was the Soviet economic planner who oversaw the running of Gosplan during the German-Sovi...
Semyon Trofimovich Bychkov
Semyon Trofimovich Bychkov (Russian: Семён Трофимович Бычков, 15 May 1918 – 4 November 1946) was a Soviet military pilot during World War II. He served first in Soviet Air Forces, where he d...
Sasha Filippov
Sasha Filippov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович (Са́ша) Фили́ппов; June 26, 1925 – December 23, 1942) was a spy for the Red Army during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Sasha Filippov was born in ...
Oleg Penkovsky
Oleg Vladimirovich Penkovsky (Russian: Олег Владимирович Пеньковский; 23 April 1919 - 16 May 1963), codenamed HERO, was a colonel with Soviet military intelligence (GRU) during the late 1950s and ...
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
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Alexander Voznesensky
Alexander Alexeyevich Voznesensky (Russian: Александр Алексеевич Вознесенский) (March 5, 1898—October 28, 1950) was a Soviet economist, brother of Nikolai Voznesensky.Born in the village...
Valentin Trifonov
Valentin Andreyevich Trifonov (Russian: Валентин Андреевич Трифонов; 1888-1938) was one of the leaders of Cossack revolutionary forces who played a major role in establishment of Soviet rule in th...
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Nikolai Sukhanov
Nikolai Nikolaevich Sukhanov (Russian: Николай Николаевич Суханов; 10 December 1882 – 29 June 1940) was a Russian Menshevik Internationalist.Nikolai Sukhanov was born in Moscow. He ...