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 ...
Lev Zhiltsov
Lev Mikhailovich Zhiltsov (Russian: Жильцо́в Лев Миха́йлович) (1928–1996) was a Soviet Navy submarine commander and Admiral of the Cold WarZhiltsov entered the Naval preparatory school in Leningrad in...
Alexei Eriomin
Alexei Grigorievich Eriomin (Russian: Алексе́й Григо́рьевич Ерё́мин; March 17, 1919 – June 11, 1998) - Russian Soviet realist painter, People's Artist of the Russian Federation, who lived an...
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Stanislav Poplavsky
Stanislav Gilyarovich Poplavsky (Russian: Станислав Гилярович Поплавский, Polish: Stanisław Popławski) (22 April 1902 – 10 August 1973) was a general in the Soviet and Polish armies.
Popla...
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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 ...
Ios Teper
Iosif Zeusovich "Ios" Teper (Yiddish: יאָסיף זעוסאָוויטש "יאָס" טעפּער, Ukrainian: Йосип Зеусович "Йос" Тепер, Russian: Иосиф Зеусович "Иос" Тепер) (12 July 1915 – August 2013) was ...
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Grigory Oriol
Grigory Nikolaevich Oriol (Russian: Григорий Николаевич Орёл, 1904–1974) was a Soviet armored corps general.
Oriol joined the Red Army in 1924. At the mid-1930s, he attended the Military Acade...
Alexei Berest
Oleksi Prokopovich Berest (Ukrainian: Олексій Прокопович Берест. Russified: Алексей Прокопьевич Берест [Alexei Prokopievich Berest]; March 9, 1921 - November 4, 1970) was a Soviet political officer an...
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Sergey Gorshkov
Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Sergey Georgiyevich Gorshkov (Russian: Серге́й Георгиевич Горшков) (February 26, 1910 - May 13, 1988) was a Soviet naval officer during the Cold War who ov...
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Vladimir Artemyev
Vladimir Andreyevich Artemyev (Russian: Владимир Андреевич Артемьев) (July 6 [O.S. June 24] 1885 in Saint Petersburg - September 11, 1962 in Moscow) was a Soviet Russian rocket s...
Magomed Tankayev
Magomed Tankayevich Tankayev (Russian: Магомед Танкаевич Танкаев, 1919 - 1998) was a Soviet military leader of Dagestani origin who served as chief of the Northern Group of Forces in 1968-1973 and...
Grigori Aleksandrov
Grigori Vasilyevich Aleksandrov or Alexandrov (Russian: Григо́рий Васи́льевич Алекса́ндров - original family name was Мормоненко or Mormonenko; 23 January 1903, Ekaterinburg – 16 December 1983, Mo...
Ivan Lavsky
Ivan Ivanovich Lavsky (Russian: Ива́н Ива́нович Ла́вский; August 23, 1919, city of Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine Soviet Republic – October 10, 1977, Leningrad, USSR) was a Russian-Soviet realist p...
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Lev Kerbel
Lev Efimovich Kerbel (Russian: Лев Ефимович Кербель; November 7 [O.S. October 25] 1917 - 14 August 2003) was a renowned sculptor of Soviet realist works. Kerbel's creations inclu...
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Sergei Khudyakov
Sergei Alexandrovich Khudyakov (Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Худяко́в; 7 January [O.S. 25 December] 1902 – 18 April 1950), born Armenak Artem Khanferiants (Armenian: Արմեն...
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Matvei Zakharov
Matvei Vasilevich Zakharov (Russian: Матве́й Васи́льевич Заха́ров, August 17, 1898 – January 31, 1972), Marshal of the Soviet Union, Chief of General Staff, Deputy Defense Minister, was born in Vo...
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Andrey Vitruk
Andrey Nikiforovich Vitruk (Russian: Андрей Никифорович Витрук; 7 July 1902 - 1 June 1946) was a Soviet military officer, a Major General of the Soviet Air Forces and a Hero of the Soviet Union.
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Viktor Kulikov
Viktor Georgiyevich Kulikov (Russian: Виктор Георгиевич Куликов; 5 July 1921 – 28 May 2013) was the Warsaw Pact commander-in-chief from 1977 to 1989. He was awarded the rank of the Marshal of the ...
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Ivan Kapitanets
Ivan Matveyevich Kapitanets (Russian Ива́н Матве́евич Капита́нец ) (born January 10, 1928) is a retired Soviet Navy Admiral of the FleetKapitanets entered the Navy in 1946 and graduated from the Caspi...
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Kuzma Galitsky
Kuzma Nikitovich Galitsky (Russian: Кузьма́ Ники́тович Гали́цкий; 24 October 1897 – 14 March 1973) was a Soviet army general who earned the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
Kuzma...
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Vasily Shatilov
Vasily Mitrofanovich Shatilov (Russian: Васи́лий Митрофа́нович Шати́лов; 17 February 1902 - 16 February 1995) was a Soviet general who commanded the 150th Rifle Division during the Battle of Berlin.
Alexander Saburov
Alexander Nikolayevich Saburov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Сабу́ров; (1 August 1908 - 15 April 1974), one of the leaders of Soviet partisan movement in Ukraine and western Russia during the G...
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Nikolay Kovalyov (politician)
Nikolai Dmitrievich Kovalyov (Russian: Николай Дмитриевич Ковалёв) (born August 6, 1949) is a Russian politician (United Russia) and member of the State Duma, where he chairs the Duma's Veterans' ...
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Malaya Zemlya
37°47′49″E / 44.689°N 37.797°E / 44.689; 37.797Malaya Zemlya (Russian: Малая Земля, lit. "Minor Land") was a Soviet uphill outpost on Cape Myskhako (Russian: Мысхако) ...
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Spartak Makovsky
Spartak Makovsky (Russian: Спарта́к Ио́сифович Мако́вский) (November 27, 1920 — March 27, 2000) was a Russian military pilot and Hero of the Soviet Union. He was also awarded the Order of Lenin, 3...
Nikolai Tikhonov
Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tikhonov (Russian: Николай Александрович Тихонов; Kharkiv, 14 May [O.S. 1 May] 1905 – Moscow, 1 June 1997) was a Soviet Russian-Ukrainian statesman during ...
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