Arkady Gaidar
Arkady Petrovich Golikov (Russian: Арка́дий Петро́вич Го́ликов; (22 January [O.S. 9 January] 1904 – 26 October 1941), better known as Arkady Gaidar (Арка́дий Гайда́р), was a Sovi...
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Arseniy Golovko
Arseniy Grigoriyevich Golovko (Russian: Арсений Григорьевич Головко) (June 10, 1906 – May 17, 1962) was a Soviet admiral, whose naval service extended from the 1920s through the early Cold W...
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Lev Vladimirsky
Lev Anatolevich Vladimirsky (27 September 1903, Guryev – 7 September 1973, Moscow), was a Soviet naval officer and an Admiral (1954). He joined the Red Army as a volunteer during the Ru...
Marcel Rosenberg
Marcel Rosenberg (1896—1937) was a Soviet diplomat. The first Soviet ambassador to Spain, he served during the Spanish Civil War. Recalled to the Soviet Union, he was executed during the Great Purge i...
Sasha Filippov
Sasha Filippov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович (Са́ша) Фили́ппов; June 26, 1925 – December 23, 1942) was a spy for the Red Army during the Battle of Stalingrad.
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Mikhail Loginov
Mikhail Nikolayevich Loginov (Russian: Михаи́л Никола́евич Ло́гинов; November 21, 1903 in village of Ivanishinskiye Gorky (now in Staritsky District, Tver Oblast) – October 28, 1940 in Miskho...
Samosely
Samosely (Belarusian: самасёлы, Russian: самосёлы, Ukrainian: самосели — "self-settlers") are illegal residents of the 30 kilometer Zone of Alienation surrounding the most heavily contamin...
Sergey Gritsevets
Sergey Ivanovich Gritsevets (Belarusian: Сяргей Іванавіч Грыцавец, Russian: Серге́й Иванович Грицевец) (19 July 1909, Baranavichy Raion – 16 September 1939, Vitebsk) was a Soviet major, ...
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Grigori Shtern
Grigori Mihailovich Shtern (Russian: Григорий Михайлович Штерн, 24 July (6 August) 1900 – 28 October 1941) was a Soviet officer in the Red Army and military advisor during the Spanish Civil War. H...
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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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Ilya Starinov
Colonel Ilya Grigoryevich Starinov (Russian: Илья Григорьевич Старинов) (July 20 (N.S. August 2), 1900, village of Voynovo, today's Oryol Oblast – November 18, 2000) was a Soviet military officer....
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Mikhail Kalinin
Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Кали́нин; 19 November [O.S. 7 November] 1875 – June 3, 1946), known familiarly by Soviet citizens as "Kalinyc...
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Lazar Kaganovich
Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich (Russian: Ла́зарь Моисе́евич Кагано́вич; 22 November [O.S. 10 November] 1893 – 25 July 1991) was a Soviet politician and administrator and one of the...
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Vladimir Kirpichnikov (general)
Vladimir Vasilevich Kirpichnikov (Russian: Владимир Васильевич Кирпичников, 7 July 1903 – 28 August 1950) was a Soviet general of the Red Army. During World War II he served as commander of 43rd R...
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Yury Bandazhevsky
Yury Bandazhevsky (Belarusian: Юрый Бандажэўскі / Juryj Bandažeŭski, Russian: Юрий Иванович Бандажевский / Yuri Ivanovich Bandazhevski; born on January 9, 1957 in Belarus), former director of ...
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Liquidator (Chernobyl)
Liquidators (Russian: ликвида́торы), or "clean-up workers", were the civil and military personnel who were called upon to deal with consequences of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster on the site ...
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Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov
Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov (Russian: Никола́й Гера́симович Кузнецо́в) (July 24, 1904, Medvedki – December 6, 1974, Moscow) was a Soviet naval officer who achieved the rank of Admiral of the Fl...
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Petras Raslanas
Petras Raslanas (Russian: Пётр Раслан) (born March 25, 1914) is a revolutionary active during the Second World War.Raslanas, a Lithuanian, joined the Komsomol in 1931 and the Communist Party of L...
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin or Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Ио́сиф Виссарио́нович Ста́лин, [ˈjɵsʲɪf vʲɪsɐˈrʲɵnəvʲɪtɕ ˈstalʲɪn]; born Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili, Georgian: იოსებ ბესარიონის ძე ჯ...
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Iosif Ratner
Iosif Markovich Ratner (Russian: Иосиф Маркович Ратнер; 26 August 1901 - 20 March 1953) was a Soviet military adviser with the Soviet embassies in Republican Spain and China during the Spanish Civ...
Antanas Sniečkus
Antanas Sniečkus (7 January 1903 [O.S. 25 December 1902] – January 22, 1974) was First Secretary of the Lithuanian Communist Party from August 1940 to January 22, 1974.
Antanas Snie...
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Soviet women in World War II
Soviet women played a major role in World War II (locally known as the Great Patriotic War or the Great Fatherland War). While most toiled in industry, transport, agriculture and other civilian roles...
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Nikolay Shvernik
Nikolay Mikhailovich Shvernik (Russian: Никола́й Миха́йлович Шве́рник, 19 May [O.S. 7 May] 1888 – 24 December 1970) was a Russian politician, who was the Chairman of the Presidiu...
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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