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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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...
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 ...
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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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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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...
Abdulla Aliş
Alişev Ğabdullacan Ğäbdelbari ulı (pronounced [aˈliʃəf ɣʌbduˌlaˈʑan ɣæbˌdelbaˈrɯɪ uˈlɯ]; Tatar Cyrillic: Алишев Габдуллаҗан Габделбари улы; Russian: Алишев Габдуллазян Габдулбариевич, Alishev Gabd...
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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...
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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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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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...
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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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...
Mikhail Meandrov
Mikhail Alekseyvich Meandrov (Russian: Михаил Алексеевич Меандров) (October 22, 1894, Moscow - August 1, 1946, Moscow) was an Imperial Russian and later Soviet officer. Taken prisoner by the Germa...
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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Georgii Karpechenko
Georgii Dmitrievich Karpechenko (1899, Velsk, Vologda Governorate – July 28, 1941) was a Russian and Soviet biologist. His name has sometimes been transliterated as Karpetschenko.G. D. Karpechenko spe...
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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 ...
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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Pyotr Semyonovich Popov
Pyotr Semyonovich Popov (July 1923 - 1960) was a major in the Soviet military intelligence apparatus (GRU). He was the first GRU officer to offer his services to the Central Intelligence Agency after ...
Alexander Pavlovich Chekalin
Alexander (Shura) Pavlovich Chekalin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Па́влович Чека́лин; March 25, 1925 – November 6, 1941), was a Russian teenager, Soviet partisan, and Hero of the Soviet Union.Chekalin was...
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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...