Hero of the Soviet Union
The title Hero of the Soviet Union (Russian: Герой Советского Союза, Geroy Sovetskogo Soyuza) was the highest distinction in the Soviet Union, awarded personally or collectively for heroic feats i...
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Eric Shawn reports: The JFK assassination
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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.
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 ...
The First Spacewalk
Alexei Leonov did not feel as if he was in motion as he clambered on to the outside of the spacecraft, 500km above the Earth. But in reality, he was hurtling around our planet at speeds that are many ...
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...
Lavrentiy Beria
Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria speaks about Stalin's merits before the Native land.
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Hero of the Soviet Union - YouTube
May 13, 2013 ... Lyrics: took my lover to the sea drowned him precious bride to be bleeding heaven from the start woe is rapture ripped apart hey you're honest ...
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Vladimir Karpov
Vladimir Vasilyevich Karpov (Russian: Владимир Васильевич Карпов; 29 July 1922 – 19 January 2010) was a Soviet writer of historical novels and public figure. He was awarded the hero of the Soviet ...
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Rafael Ivanovich Kapreliants
Rafael Ivanovich Kapreliants (Gabrielyan) (Russian: Капрэлян Рафаил Иванович; May 5, 1909, Baku - July 12, 1984, Moscow) was a Soviet Armenian first class pilot, Honoured Test Pilot of the USSR, a...
The First Spacewalk
Alexei Leonov did not feel as if he was in motion as he clambered on to the outside of the spacecraft, 500km above the Earth. But in reality, he was hurtling around our planet at speeds that are many ...
Vladimir Chernavin
Fleet Admiral Vladimir Nikolayevich Chernavin (Russian: Владимир Николаевич Чернавин; born April 22, 1928) was the last Commander-in-Chief of the Soviet Navy 1985-91 and the first Commander-in-Chi...
Rodion Malinovsky
Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky (Russian: Родио́н Я́ковлевич Малино́вский; 23 November 1898 – 31 March 1967) was a Soviet military commander in World War II and Defense Minister of the Soviet Union ...
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Polina Osipenko
Polina Denisovna Osipenko (Russian: Полина Денисовна Осипенко, October 8, 1907, Novospasovka, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire — May 11, 1939) was a Soviet military pilot, most...
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Valery Rozhdestvensky
Valery Ilyich Rozhdestvensky (Russian: Валерий Ильич Рождественский, 13 February 1939 – 31 August 2011) was a Soviet cosmonaut.Rozhdestvensky was born in Leningrad and graduated from the Higher Milita...
Ziya Bunyadov
Ziya Musa oglu Bunyadov (Azerbaijani: Ziya Bünyadov sometimes spelled in English as Zia Buniatov or Bunyatov) (21 December 1923, Astara – 21 February 1997, Baku) was an Azerbaijani historian, aca...
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Nikolai Gastello
Nikolai Frantsevich Gastello (Russian: Николай Францевич Гастелло, May 6, 1908 – June 26, 1941), Russian aviator, Hero of the Soviet Union. He is one of the best known Soviet war heroes, being th...
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Vasily Chuikov
Vasily Ivanovich Chuikov (Russian: Васи́лий Ива́нович Чуйко́в; 12 February 1900 – 18 March 1982) was a Soviet lieutenant general in the Red Army during World War II, commander of the 62nd Army dur...
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Fedor Zinchenko
Fedor Matveevich Zinchenko (Russian: Фёдор Матвеевич Зинченко; 19 September 1902 in Stavskovo, Tomsk Governorate, Russian Empire - 15 October 1991 in Cherkasy, Ukrainian SSR) was a Soviet officer who ...
Serafim Subbotin
Serafim Pavlovich Subbotin (Serafim P. Subbotin) (born January 15, 1921 - April 22, 1996) was a MiG-15 pilot of the Soviet Union. He was a flying ace during the Korean War, with around 9 victories. He...
Vasily Kozlov (politician)
Vasil Ivanavich Kazlow (Belarusian: Васіль Іванавіч Казлоў, Vasil Ivanavič Kazłoŭ; Russified: Василий Иванович Козлов, Vasily Ivanovich Kozlov; March 3 [O.S. 18 February] 1903 - ...
Viktor Patsayev
Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev (Russian: Ви́ктор Ива́нович Паца́ев; 19 June 1933 – 30 June 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 11 mission and had the unfortunate distinct...
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Konstantin Koroteev
Konstantin Apollonovich Koroteev (Russian: Коротеев Константин Аполлонович) (February 25, 1901, village Shcheglovka, Bogodukhovskoy uezd, Kharkiv Oblast – January 4, 1953, Moscow), a Soviet milita...
Ivan Konev
Ivan Stepanovich Konev (Russian: Ива́н Степа́нович Ко́нев; 28 December [O.S. 16 December] 1897 – 21 May 1973), was a Soviet military commander, who led Red Army forces on th...
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Yakov Kreizer
Yakov Grigorevich Kreizer (Russian: Яков Григорьевич Крейзер; 4 November 1905, Voronezh – 29 November 1969, Moscow) was a Soviet field commander.
Kreizer's Jewish parents were granted p...
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