Natalia Lavrova
Natalia Aleksandrovna Lavrova (Russian: Наталья Александровна Лаврова, 4 August 1984 – 23 April 2010) was a dual Olympic gold medalist. Lavrova was the first group rhythmic gymnast to win tw...
Liam Lawlor
Liam Lawlor (1 October 1945 – 22 October 2005) was an Irish politician who resigned from the Fianna Fáil political party following a finding by a party standards committee that he had failed to co-ope...
Mikhail Yevdokimov
Mikhail Sergeyevich Yevdokimov (Russian: Михаи́л Серге́евич Евдоки́мов; December 6, 1957 – August 7, 2005) was a Russian entertainer and politician.Yevdokimov was born in Stalinsk (now Novokuznets...
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Viktor Shershunov
Viktor Shershunov (Russian: Виктор Андреевич Шершунов) (16 October 1950 – 20 September 2007) was the governor of Kostroma Oblast, Russia from 1997 to 2007. He previously worked at the Prosec...
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Artem Kopot
Artem Kopot (July 25, 1972 - July 20, 1992) was an Russian professional ice hockey defenseman who was a former Pittsburgh Penguins draft pick.
Kopot played 28 games for the Russian Superleague tea...
Alexey Prokurorov
Alexey Alexeyevich Prokurorov (Russian: Алексе́й Алексе́евич Прокуро́ров; March 25, 1964 – October 10, 2008) was a Soviet/Russian cross-country skier who competed in the late 1980s and 1...
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Yelena Chernykh
Yelena Chernykh (Cyrillic: Елена Черных) (August 24, 1979 – October 4, 2011) was a Russian theatre actress. She has been called "хрупкая красавица и вместе с тем необычайно выносливая актриса" (a fra...
Viktor Modzolevsky
Viktor Modzolevsky (Russian: Виктор Игоревич Модзолевский; 13 April 1943 – 20 November 2011) was a Soviet fencer. He won a silver medal in the team épée event at the 1968 Summer Olympics and...
Marina Golub
Marina Grigorievna Golub (Russian: Марина Григорьевна Голуб; 8 December 1957 — 9 October 2012) was a Russian film, television and stage actress. Most well known for her performances in Russian tel...
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Ninel Kurgapkina
Ninel Alexandrovna Kurgapkina (Russian: Нинель Александровна Кургапкина; 13 February 1929, Leningrad – 8 May 2009, near St. Petersburg) was a Russian dance teacher and former prima ballerina...
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Lenar Gilmullin
Lenar Ildusovich Gilmullin (Russian: Ленар Ильдусович Гильмуллин, Tatar Cyrillic: Ленар Илдус улы Гыйльмуллин, Latin: Lenar İldus ulı Ğilmullin; 17 June 1985 – 22 June 2007) was a Russian football...
Yekaterinburg bridge collapse
In the Yekaterinburg bridge collapse in Russia, on September 6, 2006 (according to Itar-Tass) railway traffic was paralyzed by the collapse of an automobile bridge near the center of city.
The hea...
Alexander Petrenko
Alexander Petrenko (February 4, 1976 – July 21, 2006) was a Russian professional basketball player. He most recently played for BC Khimki in the Russian Super League. He was born in Almaty, Kazakh SSR...
German Okunev
German Grigoryevich Okunev (b. Leningrad 12 June 1931, d. Leningrad 12 June 1973) was a Soviet Russian composer, pianist and teacher.
Okunev's father was an engineer; his mother was a dressmaker. ...
Aleksandr Dedyushko
Aleksandr Viktorovich Dedyushko (May 20, 1962 – November 3, 2007) was a Russian television actor, best known for war dramas and the Russian version of Dancing with the Stars.Born as Aliaksandr D...
Yuri Ryazanov
Yuri Sergeyevich Ryazanov (Russian: Ю́рий Серге́евич Ряза́нов; 21 March 1987 – 20 October 2009) was a Russian artistic gymnast. He was the 2009 World All-Around bronze medalist, the 2009 Russian A...
Shamil Burziyev
Shamil Gasanovich Burziyev (Russian: Шамиль Гасанович Бурзиев; 1 April 1985 – 5 December 2010) was a Russian professional football player.
Dagestan- born Burziyev played the majority of his ca...
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Maxim Sorokin
Maxim Sorokin (22 January 1968 – 30 June 2007) was a Russian chess Grandmaster (1992). In 1998–2002 he played for Argentina.In 2004 he tied for first with Saidali Iuldachev in the Murzagaliev Memorial...
Pavel Karelin
Pavel Vladimirovich Karelin (27 April 1990 – 9 October 2011) was a Russian ski jumper from Nizhny Novgorod who competed from 2004 until his death in 2011. He made his World Cup debut on 30 November 20...
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Igor Kurnosov
Igor Kurnosov (Russian: Игорь Курносов; 30 May 1985 – 8 August 2013) was a Russian chess grandmaster. In 2008, he won the Arctic Chess Challenge. He was also the winner of 2008/9 Hastings Ma...
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Besik Kudukhov
Besik Serodinovich Kudukhov (Russian: Бесик Серoдинович Кудухов; 15 August 1986 – 29 December 2013) was a Russian freestyle wrestler of Ossetian descent. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he...