Eastern Bloc emigration and defection
Eastern Bloc emigration and defection was a point of controversy during the Cold War. After World War II, emigration restrictions were imposed by countries in the Eastern Bloc, which consisted of the ...
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Raisa Blokh
Raisa Noevna Blokh (Russian: Раиса Ноевна Блох) (1899 – 1943) was a Russian poet. She emigrated to Berlin in the 1920s where she was active in the Berlin Poets' Club along with her husband Mikhail...
Oleksander Tysovsky
Dr. Oleksander Tysovsky (Ukrainian: Олександер Тисовський alternately Oleksandr Tysowskyj) (August 9, 1886 – March 29, 1968), pseudonym: "Drot", was the founder of the Ukrainian Scouting org...
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Alexandra Aikhenvald
Alexandra Yurievna ("Sasha") Aikhenvald (Eichenwald) (born September 1, 1957 in Moscow, Russian SFSR) is a linguist specialising in Linguistic typology and the Arawak language family (including Tarian...
Martiros Kavoukjian
Martiros Kavoukjian (Մարտիրոս Գավուգչյան, Gavowgčyan, August 8, 1908 - August 8, 1988) was an Armenian architect, researcher, Armenologist and historian-archaeologist who has written various books on...
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Arcadi Gaydamak
Arcadi Aleksandrovich Gaydamak (Hebrew: ארקדי אלכסנדרוביץ' גאידמק; Russian: Аркадий Александрович Гайдамак; born 8 April 1952 in Moscow, USSR) is a Russian-born Israeli business magnate, investor,...
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Valery Oisteanu
Valery Oisteanu (born September 3, 1943) is a Soviet-born Romanian and American poet, art critic, essayist, photographer and performance artist, whose style reflects the influence of Dada and Surreali...
Nikolai Demidenko
Nikolai Anatolievich Demidenko (born July 1, 1955, Aniskino) is a Soviet-Russian-born classical pianist.Demidenko studied at the Moscow Gnessin School with Anna Kantor and at the Moscow Conservatoire ...
Mikola Abramchyk
Mikola Syamyonavich Abramchyk (Belarusian: Мікола Сямёнавіч Абрамчык, Russian: Николай Абрамчик, Hebrew: מיקעולא אברמצ'יק‎), (August 16, 1903 in Mołodeczno region, Russian Empire – May 2...
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Zeki Velidi Togan
Zeki Velidi Togan (Bashkir: Әхмәтзәки Әхмәтшаһ улы Вәлидов, Äxmätzäki Äxmätşah ulı Wälidov, Russian: Ахмет-Заки Ахметшахович Валидов, Ahmet-Zaki Ahmetshakhovich Validov, sometimes spelled as V...
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Anastasia Gloushkov
Anastasia Gloushkov (born May 24, 1985) is an Israeli Olympic synchronized swimmer.
Gloushkov is Jewish, and was born in Moscow, Soviet Union. Her parents were both accomplished swimmers, and when...