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 ...
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.
Iron Curtain
The Iron Curtain symbolized the ideological conflict and physical boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991. The term ...
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Galaktion Alpaidze
Galaktion Yeliseyevich Alpaidze (Georgian: გალაქტიონ ალფაიძე; 7 November 1916 [O.S. 25 October] - 2 May 2006) (Russian: Галактио́н Елисе́евич Алпаи́дзе) was a Soviet Lieutenant Gener...
Galaktion Alpaidze - Wikipedia
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Evstafii Tatanashvili
Evstafii Zakharovich Tatanashvili (Georgian: ესტატე ტატანაშვილი) (1902 – 1958) Major-General of Aviation, 1941 was the Commanding Officer of the 60th Mixed Aviation Division, 1942 - 1945 Commandin...
Evstafii Tatanashvili - Wikipedia
Dimitri Amilakhvari
Prince Dimitri Zedguinidze-Amilakhvari, more commonly known as Dimitri Amilakhvari (Georgian: დიმიტრი ამილახვარი, French: Dimitri Amilakvari) (October 31, 1906 – October 24, 1942) was a ...
Noe Adamia
Noah Petrovich Adamiya (Georgian: ნოე ადამია, Noe Adamia; Russian: Ной Петрович Адамия) (December 21, 1917 – June 21, 1942), was a Soviet sniper of the Soviet Maritime Forces and Hero of the S...
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Giorgi Abashvili
Georgy Abashvili (Georgian: გიორგი აბაშვილი; Russian: Георгий Семенович Абашвили, Georgiy Semyonovich Abashvili) (January 8, 1910 – September 26, 1982) was a Soviet naval commander, vice-admir...
Aleksi Inauri
Aleksi Inauri (Georgian: ალექსი ინაური; Russian: Алексей Николаевич Инаури, Aleksey Nikolayevich Inauri) (April 29 or May 12, 1908 – June 23, 1993) was a Soviet Colonel General and Georgian co...
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Viktor Leselidze
Viktor Nikolaevich Leselidze (Russian: Виктор Николаевич Леселидзе, Georgian: ვიქტორ ლესელიძე, Viktor Leselidze) (January 7, 1907 – June 28, 1944), was a Colonel and Hero of the Soviet Union w...
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Vasilij Kvachantiradze
Vasilij (Basil) Shalvovich Kvachantiradze (Georgian: ვასილ შალვას ძე კვაჭანტირაძე; January 1907 – February 9, 1950) was a top Soviet sniper during World War II. He entered Red Army service in 1941...
Vasilij Kvachantiradze - Wikipedia
Vladimir Janjgava
Vladimir (Nikolayevich) Janjgava (Georgian: ვლადიმერ ჯანჯღავა; May 19, 1907 – April 10, 1982) was a Lieutenant General and Hero of the Soviet Union who participated in battles during the Winter Wa...
Stalin Monument (Prague)
Stalin's Monument (sometimes also derisively nicknamed "the queue for meat") was a massive granite statue honoring Joseph Stalin that was unveiled on 1 May 1955 after more than 5½ years of work in Pra...
Stalin Monument (Prague) - Wikipedia
Pavle Abramidze
Pavle Abramidze (Georgian: პავლე აბრამიძე; Russian: Павел Ивлианович Абрамидзе, Pavel Ivlianovich Abramidze) (March 19, 1901 – April 3, 1989) was a Georgian commander in the Soviet military. P...
Alexander Nadiradze
Alexander Davidovich Nadiradze (Georgian: ალექსანდრე ნადირაძე Aleksandre Nadiradze, Russian: Александр Давидович Надирадзе 20 August 1914 - 3 September 1987) was a Soviet inventor, designer a...
Alexander Kartveli
Alexander Kartveli, born Alexander Kartvelishvili, (Georgian: ალექსანდრე ქართველიშვილი) (September 9, 1896 – June 20, 1974) was an influential aircraft engineer and a pioneer in American aviation...
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Battle of Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now ...
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Stalin Line
The Stalin Line was a line of fortifications along the western border of the Soviet Union. Work began on the system in the 1920s to protect the USSR against attacks from the West. The line was made ...
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Purge of the Red Army in 1941
Between October 1940 and February 1942, in spite of the impending German attack on the Soviet Union in June 1941, the Red Army, in particular the Soviet Air Force, as well as Soviet military-related i...
Purge of the Red Army in 1941 - Wikipedia
Joseph Stalin in the Russian Revolution, Russian Civil War, and Polish–Soviet War
Joseph Stalin was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953. In the years following Lenin's death in 1924, he rose to becom...
Joseph Stalin in the Russian Revolution, Russian Civil War, and Polish–Soviet War - Wikipedia
Artem Sergeev
Artem Fyodorovich Sergeev (Russian:Артём Фёдорович Сергеев March 5, 1921, Moscow - January 15, 2008, Moscow) was the adopted son of Joseph Stalin who became a Soviet Major General. Sergeev's biologic...
Alexandre Chkheidze
Alexandre Chkheidze, also known under his Polish name of Aleksander Czcheidze (1878–1940), was a Polish-Georgian military officer. He served with the rank of Colonel in the armed forces of the Democra...
Archil Gelovani
Prince Archil Gelovani (Georgian: არჩილ გელოვანი; Russian: Арчил Викторович Геловани Archil Viktorovich Gelovani) (November 14, 1915 – August 19, 1978) of the princely House of Gelovani was a...