Aghasadyg Garaybeyli Aghasadyg Aghaali oglu Garaybeyli (Ağasadıq Gəraybəyli) (15 March 1897, Shamakhi – 5 December 1988, Baku) was an Azerbaijani actor.
Alaksandar Dubko Alaksandar Dubko (January 14, 1938 – February 4, 2001, Аляксандар Дубко; Александр Иосифович Дубко) was the former chairman of the Hrodna Regional Executive Committee.
Aleksandr Almetov Aleksandr Davletovich Almetov (Александр Давлетович Альметов, January 18, 1940 – January 18, 1992) was an ice hockey player who played as a forward for HC CSKA Moscow and for the USSR Team.
Aleksandr Bakulev Aleksandr Nikolayevich Bakulev was a Soviet surgeon, one of the founders of cardiovascular surgery in the USSR.
Aleksandr Chakovsky Aleksandr Borisovich Chakovsky was a Soviet/Russian editor and novelist; editor-in-chief of "Literaturnaya Gazeta" from 1962-1988.
Aleksandr Deyneka Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Deyneka (Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Дейне́ка; May 20, 1899 – June 12, 1969) was a Soviet Russian painter, graphic artist and sculptor, regarded as one of the most importa...
Aleksandr Maltsev Aleksandr Nikolayevich Maltsev (Александр Николаевич Мальцев; born April 20, 1949) is a retired Soviet ice hockey right winger.
Aleksandr Yefremov (politician) Alexander Illarionovich Yefremov was a Soviet statesman, party figure and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Moscow City Council of Workers', Peasants' and Red Armymen's Deputies from 3 ...
Alexander Bakulev Aleksandr Nikolayevich Bakulev (Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Ба́кулев) ( - March 31, 1967) was a Soviet surgeon, one of the founders of cardiovascular surgery in the USSR.
Alexander Dzasokhov Alexander Dzasokhov (Александр Серге́евич Дзасохов; Дзасохты Сергейы фырт Алыксандр) is the former head of the Republic of North Ossetia–Alania.
Alexander Korneychuk Alexander Evdokimovich Korneychuk (Алекса́ндр Евдоки́мович Корнейчу́к, May 25 12 o.s. 1905 - May 14, 1972) was a Soviet playwright, literary critic and state official (a Soviet Foreign Minist...
Alexander Maltsev Aleksandr Nikolayevich Maltsev (Александр Николаевич Мальцев; born April 20, 1949) is a retired Soviet ice hockey right winger.
Alexander Matveyev Alexander Matveev (1878–1960) was one of the leading Russian sculptors of his generation, working in a simple, vigorous, modern classical style similar to Aristide Maillol of France.
Alexander Ragulin Alexander Pavlovich "Rags" Ragulin was a defenseman for the Red Army ice hockey team, CSKA Moscow, a 10 time World Champion, and a 3-time Olympic champion.
Alexander Serafimovich Alexander Serafimovich (born Alexander Serafimovich Popov; Алекса́ндр Серафимо́вич Попо́в; O.S. January 7 (N.S. January 19), 1863 – January 19, 1949) was a Russian/Soviet writer a...
Alexander Tikhonov Alexander Ivanovich Tikhonov (Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Ти́хонов) (born January 2, 1947 in the village of Uyskoye, Kolkhozny District, Chelyabinsk Oblast) is a retired Russian biathlete who represent...
Alexander Vasilyevich Belyakov Alexander Vasilyevich Belyakov (Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Беляко́в; - 28 November 1982) was a Soviet flight navigator who, together with command pilot Valery Chkalov and co-pilot Georgy Baydukov, ...
Alexandra Kollontai Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai (Олександра Михайлівна Коллонтай, Алекса́ндра Миха́йловна Коллонта́й — née Domontovich, Домонто́вич) ( – March 9, 1952) was a Russian Communist re...
Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (Алексе́й Алексе́евич Абрико́сов; born June 25, 1928) is a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist whose main contributions are in the field of condensed matter physics.
Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov (Алексе́й Ива́нович Абрико́сов) (January 18, 1875 – April 9, 1955) was a Russian/Soviet pathologist, full member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences (since 1939) and Sov...
Alexei Kosygin Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin (– 18 December 1980) was a Soviet-Russian statesman during the Cold War.
Alexei Sorokin Alexei Ivanovich Sorokin born 1922 is a retired Soviet Admiral of the Fleet and former member of the Council of Peoples Deputies.
Alexei Ulanov Alexei Nikolaevich Ulanov (Алексе́й Никола́евич Ула́нов) (born November 4, 1947 in Moscow) is a retired pair skater who represented the Soviet Union.
Alexei Yepishev Alexei Alexeevich Yepishev, also spelled Epishev (Russian: Алексей Алексеевич Епишев; - September 15, 1985) was a Soviet political officer, politician and diplomat.
Alexey Novikov-Priboy Aleksey Silych Novikov-Priboi (Алексей Силыч Новиков-Прибой March 12, 1877 – April 29, 1944) was the pen-name of A. S. Novikov, an ethnic Russian writer in the Soviet Union, noted for...
Alexey Tryoshnikov Alexey Fyodorovich Tryoshnikov was a Soviet polar explorer and leader of the 2nd Soviet Antarctic Expedition and the 13th Soviet Antarctic Expedition.
Alisa Freindlich Alisa Brunovna Freindlich (Али́са Бру́новна Фре́йндлих, born 8 December 1934, Leningrad, Soviet Union) is a Soviet and Russian actress, People's Artist of the Soviet Union.
Alisa Koonen Alisa Georgyevna Koonen (Али́са Гео́ргиевна Ко́онен), also known as Alice Coonen (– August 20, 1974), was a Russian and Soviet actress and the wife of the director Alexander Tairov.
Alla Tarasova Alla Konstantinovna Tarasova (Алла Константиновна Тарасова, in Kiev – 5 April 1973 in Moscow) was a leading actress of Constantin Stanislavski's Moscow Art Theatre from the late 1920s onward.
Anatoli Firsov Anatoli Vasilievich Firsov (Анатолий Васильевич Фирсов) (1 February 1941 in Moscow, Soviet Union - 24 July 2000 in Moscow, Russia) was a Russian ice hockey left wing and center, who competed int...
Anatoliy Bondarchuk Anatoly Pavlovich Bondarchuk (Анатолій Павлович Бондарчук) (born 31 May 1940 in Starokonstantinov) is a retired Soviet hammer thrower, who is regarded as the most accomplished hammer throw coach...
Anatoly Alyabyev Anatoly Nikolayevich Alyabyev (Анато́лий Никола́евич Аля́бьев; born December 12, 1951 in the village of Danilkovo, Velsky District, Arkhangelsk Oblast) is a retired Russian biathlete, who repres...
Anatoly Bondarchuck Anatoly Pavlovich Bondarchuk (Анатолій Павлович Бондарчук) (born 31 May 1940 in Starokonstantinov) is a retired Soviet hammer thrower, who is regarded as the most accomplished hammer throw coach...
Anatoly Dobrynin Anatoly Fyodorovich Dobrynin (Анатолий Фёдорович Добрынин, 16 November 1919 – 6 April 2010) was a Russian statesman and a Soviet diplomat and politician.
Anatoly Karpov Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov, PhD (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов, Anatolij Evgen'evič Karpov; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.
Anatoly Perminov Anatoly Nikolayevich Perminov (born June 16, 1945 in the Kirov Oblast, Russia) is a Russian rocket scientist and a mechanical engineer.
Anatoly Petrovich Alexandrov Anatoly Petrovich Alexandrov (Анатолий Петрович Александров, 13 February 1903, Tarascha - 3 February 1994, Moscow) was a Soviet and Russian physicist, director of the Kurchatov Institute, academ...
Anatoly Rybakov Anatoly Naumovich Rybakov (Анато́лий Нау́мович Рыбако́в; – December 23, 1998) was a Soviet and Russian writer, the author of the anti-Stalinist Children of the Arbat tetralogy, novel ...
Andrei Monin Andrei Sergeevich Monin (Андре́й Серге́евич Мо́нин; 2 July 1921 – 22 September 2007) was a Russian physicist, applied mathematician, and oceanographer.
Andrei Tupolev Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev (Андрей Николаевич Туполев; November 10, 1888 – December 23, 1972) was a pioneering Soviet aircraft designer.
Andrei Voznesensky Andrei Andreyevich Voznesensky (Андре́й Андре́евич Вознесе́нский, May 12, 1933 – June 1, 2010) was a Soviet and Russian poet and writer who had been referred to by Robert Lowell as "one of the greatest living poets in any language."
Andrei Zhdanov Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (– 31 August 1948) was a Soviet politician.
Andriyan Nikolayev Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev (Chuvash and Андриян Григорьевич Николаев; 5 September 1929 – 3 July 2004) was a Soviet cosmonaut.
Arab Shamilov Arab Shamilov (Erebê Şemo) (23 October 1897 – 1978) was a Kurdish novelist.
Archil Gelovani Prince Archil Gelovani (არჩილ გელოვანი; Арчил Викторович Геловани Archil Viktorovich Gelovani) (November 14, 1915 – August 19, 1978) of the princely House of Gelovani was a Soviet officer...
Ariy Pazovsky Ariy Moiseyevich Pazovsky (Арий Моисеевич Пазовский) (in Perm – 6 January 1953 in Moscow) was a Russian Jewish conductor.
Arthur Eisen Arthur Arturovich Eisen (Russian: Артур Артурович Эйзен), bass-baritone soloist.
Artur Chilingarov Artur Nikolayevich Chilingarov is a Russian polar explorer. He is a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, he was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union in 1986 and the title of Hero of the Russian Federation in 2008. He is the president of State Polar Academy.
Arvydas Sabonis Arvydas Romas Sabonis (born December 19, 1964) is a Lithuanian retired professional basketball player and businessman.
August Englas August Englas (Аугуст Петрович Энглас; born January 31, 1925) is an Estonian former wrestler who competed for the Soviet Union.
Aziz Aliyev Dr. Aziz Mammad Karim oglu Aliyev, Ph.D., was an Azerbaijani, Dagestani and Soviet politician, scientist, and member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. He was the father-in-law of Heydar Aliyev ...
Baurzhan Momyshuly Baurzhan Momyshuly, also spelled Baurjan Momish-Uli (Kazakh: Бауыржан Момышұлы, Russified: Бауыржан Момышулы; - 10 June 1982) was a Kazakh-Soviet military officer and author, post...
Bauyrzhan Momyshuly Bauyrzhan Momyshuly, also spelled Baurjan Momish-Uli (Kazakh: Бауыржан Момышұлы, Russified: Бауыржан Момышулы; - 10 June 1982) was a Kazakh-Soviet military officer and author, pos...
Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov Major General Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov (Борис Александрович Александров, August 4, 1905 Bologoye – June 17, 1994 Moscow) was a Soviet Russian composer, and, from 1946 to 1986, the s...
Boris Chertok Boris Evseyevich Chertok (Бори́с Евсе́евич Черто́к; 1 March 1912 – 14 December 2011) was a prominent Soviet and Russian rocket designer, responsible for control systems of a number of balli...
Boris Grakov Boris Nikolaevich Grakov (Борис Николаевич Граков) (in Onega — September 14, 1970 in Moscow) was a Soviet Russian archaeologist, who specialized in Scythian and Sarmatian archeology, class...
Boris Lagutin Boris Nikolayevich Lagutin was possibly the most celebrated of Soviet boxers. During his career as a boxer, he has won 241 fights and lost only 11. He won medals in three Olympic Games, including two golds, in 1964 and 1968.
Boris Rybakov Boris Alexandrovich Rybakov (Russian: Бори́с Алекса́ндрович Рыбако́в, 3 June 1908 — 27 December 2001) was a Soviet and Russian historian who personified the anti-Normanist vision of Russian history.
Boris Shtokolov Boris Shtokolov (Борис Тимофеевич Штоколов) (March 19, 1930 – January 6, 2005) was a famous Soviet and Russian singer, one of the greatest basses of the 20th century.
Borys Paton Borys Yevhenovych Paton (Борис Євгенович Патон) (born November 27, 1918) is the long-term chairman of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Constantin Stanislavski Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski (7 August 1938) was a Russian actor and theatre director.
Danas Pozniakas Danas Pozniakas (October 19, 1939 – February 4, 2005) was a Lithuanian boxer who competed for the Soviet Union.
Daniil Granin Daniil Alexandrovich Granin (Дании́л Алекса́ндрович Гра́нин) (born January 1, 1919), original family name German (Ге́рман), is an author born in the former Soviet Union.
Demyan Bedny Yefim Alekseevich Pridvorov (— May 25, 1945), better known by the pen name Demyan Bedny (Damian the Poor), was a Soviet Russian poet, Bolshevik and satirist.
Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich was a Soviet Russian composer and pianist and a prominent figure of 20th century music.
Dmitry Kabalevsky Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky (Дми́трий Бори́сович Кабале́вский; 14 February 1987) was a Russian composer.
Donald Maclean (spy) Donald Duart Maclean (25 May 1913 Marylebone, London – 6 March 1983 Moscow) was an British diplomat and member of the Cambridge Five who were members of MI5, MI6 or the diplomatic service who ac...
Edita Piekha Edita Piekha (Эди́та Станисла́вовна Пье́ха, Edita Stanislavovna Pyekha, Edyta Piecha, Édith-Marie Pierha) is a French-born popular Soviet and Russian singer and actress of Polish descent.
Eduard Khil Eduard Anatolyevich Khil ((often transliterated as Edward Hill); 4 September 1934 – 4 June 2012) was a Russian baritone singer and a recipient of the People's Artist Award of the Russian S...
Eduard Shevardnadze Eduard Shevardnadze (ედუარდ შევარდნაძე, Эдуа́рд Амвро́сиевич Шевардна́дзе, tr.
Edward Clark Carter Edward Clark Carter (June 9, 1878 – November 9, 1954) worked with the International Y.M.C.A. in India and in France, during World War I, from 1902 to 1918, but was best known for his work with t...
Elena Tchaikovskaia Elena Anatolyevna Tchaikovskaia, also spelled as Chaykovskaya or Chaikovskaia ( née Osipova (О́сипова); born December 30, 1939) is a Russian figure skating coach and choreographer.
Elina Bystritskaya Elina Avraamovna Bystritskaya (Еліна Авраамівна Бистрицька, Элина Авраамовна Быстрицкая) (born on April 4, 1928, Kiev, Soviet Union) is a Soviet and Russian actress best known for her role of Ax...
Elvīra Ozoliņa Elvīra Anatolyevna Ozoliņa is a retired Latvian athlete, who competed in javelin throw.
Emil Gilels Emil Grigoryevich Gilels (Емі́ль Григо́рович Гі́лельс, Эми́ль Григо́рьевич Ги́лельс, Emiľ Grigoriević Gileľs; October 19, 1916 – October 14, 1985) was a Soviet pianist.
Evgeny Lifshitz Evgeny Mikhailovich Lifshitz ForMemRS (Евгений Михайлович Лифшиц; February 21, 1915 – October 29, 1985) was a leading Soviet physicist of Jewish origin and the brother of physicist Ilya Mi...
Evgeny Velikhov Evgeny Pavlovich Velikhov (born on February 2, 1935; in Russian: Евгений Велихов) is a physicist and scientific leader in the Russian Federation.
Fatma Mukhtarova Fatma Sattarovna Mukhtarova (Fatma Muxtarova, Фатьма Мухтарова; 26 March 1893 or 1898, Urmia – 19 October 1972, Baku) was a Soviet opera singer (mezzo-soprano), Honorary Artist of Georgia, and ...
Fyodor Khitruk Fyodor Savelyevich Khitruk (Фёдор Саве́льевич Хитру́к; May 1, 1917 – December 3, 2012) was a Russian animator and animation director.
Fyodor Petrov Fyodor Fyodorovich Petrov was a Soviet artillery designer.
Galaktion Alpaidze Galaktion Yeliseyevich Alpaidze (გალაქტიონ ალფაიძე; - 2 May 2006) (Галактио́н Елисе́евич Алпаи́дзе) was a Soviet Lieutenant General, Hero of the Soviet Union, chief of the Plesetsk rocket provi...
Galina Gorokhova Galina Yevgenyevna Gorokhova (Галина Евгеньевна Горохова; born August 31, 1938 in Moscow) is a Russian and former Soviet retired fencer and five-time Olympic medalist, as well as a nine-time wor...
Galina Prozumenshchikova Galina Prozumenshchikova (Галина Николаевна Прозуменщикова, Галина Миколаївна Прозуменщикова); born 26 November 1948) is a Soviet breaststroke swimmer who also competed in medley relays.
Gara Garayev Gara Abulfaz oghlu Garayev, also spelled as Qara Qarayev or Kara Abulfazovich Karayev, was a prominent Azerbaijani composer of the Soviet period.
Gennady Mesyats Gennady Andreyevich Mesyats (Месяц, Геннадий Андреевич, February 29, 1936, Kemerovo, Russia) is a Russian physicist, founder of several scientific schools — high-current electronics and pul...
Gennady Rozhdestvensky Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky (Генна́дий Никола́евич Рожде́ственский) (born 4 May 1931) is a Russian conductor.
Georgi Daneliya Georgi Daneliya is a Soviet/Georgian/Russian film director, who became known throughout the Soviet Union for his "sad comedies".
Georgiy Daneliya Georgiy Daneliya (გიორგი დანელია Giorgi Danelia; Гео́ргий Никола́евич Дане́лия; born 25 August 1930) is a Soviet/Georgian/Russian film director, who became known throughout the Soviet Union for his "sad comedies" (as he styles them).
Georgiy Zatsepin Georgiy Timofeyevich Zatsepin was a Soviet/Russian astrophysicist known for his works in cosmic rays physics and neutrino astrophysics.
Georgiy Zhzhonov Georgiy Stepanovich Zhzhonov (Гео́ргий Степа́нович Жжёнов, March 22, 1915 – December 8, 2005) was a Soviet actor and writer.
Georgy Aleksandrov Georgy Fedorovich Aleksandrov (22 March 1908 (Old Style) - 7 July 1961) was a Marxist philosopher and a Soviet politician.
Georgy Beriev Georgy Mikhailovich Beriev (Beriashvili) (Георгий Михайлович Бериев Georgij Michajlovič Beriev; Georgian: გიორგი მიხეილის ძე ბერიაშვილი Giorgi Mikheilis Dze Beriashvili; February 13, 190...
Gherman Titov Gherman Stepanovich Titov (Герман Степанович Титов; 11 September 1935 – 20 September 2000) was a Soviet cosmonaut who, on 6 August 1961, became the second human to orbit the Earth, aboard Vosto...
Glafira Dorosh Glafira Vasilyevna Dorosh (Глафіра Василівна Дорош; Глафира Васильевна Дорош; born 1921) is a Ukrainian chef from the village of Ulanov, Vinnytsia Oblast, who invented Potato Ulanov.
Gleb Krzhizhanovsky Gleb Maximilianovich Krzhizhanovsky (Глеб Максимилиа́нович Кржижано́вский) (January 24, 1872, Samara — March 31, 1959, Moscow) was a Soviet economist and a state figure.
Grigori Shchedrin Grigori Ivanovich Shchedrin Григо́рий Ива́нович Щедри́н (1912–1995) was a Soviet Navy submarine commander and admiral.
Grigoriy A. Gamburtsev Grigoriy Aleksandrovich Gamburtsev (Григо́рий Алекса́ндрович Га́мбурцев) ( – June 28, 1955) was a Soviet seismologist and academician from Saint Petersburg, Russia who worked in the area o...
Grigory Gamburtsev Grigory Aleksandrovich Gamburtsev was a Soviet seismologist and academician from Saint Petersburg, Russia who worked in the area of seismometry and earthquake prediction.
Gustav Ernesaks Gustav Ernesaks (12 December 1908 in Perila, Peningi Parish – 24 January 1993 in Tallinn) was an Estonian composer and a choir conductor.
Hokuma Gurbanova Hokuma Abbas gizi Gurbanova Hökümə Abbas qızı Qurbanova) was an Azerbaijani and Soviet theatre and film actress and People’s Artist of the USSR (since 1965).
Hugh Lincoln Cooper Hugh Lincoln Cooper (April 28, 1865 — June 24, 1937) was an American Colonel and renowned civil engineer, known for construction supervision of a number of hydroelectric power plants.
Igor Sergeyev Igor Dmitriyevich Sergeyev (Игорь Дмитриевич Сергеев) (20 April 1938 — 10 November 2006) was the Defense Minister of the Russian Federation from 22 May 1997 until 28 March 2001.
Ilya Ehrenburg Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Илья́ Григо́рьевич Эренбу́рг, – August 31, 1967) was a Soviet writer, journalist, translator, and cultural figure.
Ilya Glazunov Ilya Glazunov, contemporary Russian artist from Saint Petersburg, born June 10, in 1930. He holds the title of People's Artist of Russia, and serves as a rector at the Fine Arts Academy in Moscow Ilya Glazunov's paintings have mostly historic or religious themes.
Inese Jaunzeme Inese Jaunzeme (21 May 1932 – 13 February 2011) was a Latvian athlete who competed mainly in the javelin throw.
Inna Ryskal Inna Valerievna Ryskal (Инна Валерьевна Рыскаль born 15 June 1944 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR) is a former Soviet volleyball player for the USSR. She was one of the pre-eminent players of the 1960s ...
Institute of Radio-engineering and Electronics Institute of Radio-engineering and Electronics (Институт радиотехники и электроники (ИРЭ)) by the Russian Academy of Science is an institute in Moscow, that conducts fundamental research in fiel...
Irina Antonova Irina Aleksandrovna Antonova (Ирина Александровна Антонова) (born 20 March 1922, Moscow) was the Director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow for 52 years, from 1961 to 2013, making...
Irina Arkhipova Irina Konstantinovna Arkhipova (Ири́на Константи́новна Архи́пова) (2 January 192511 February 2010) was a Russian mezzo-soprano, and later contralto, opera singer.
Irina Rodnina Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina (Ирина Константиновна Роднина, born 12 September 1949) is a Russian politician and figure skater, who is the only pair skater to win 10 successive World Championship...
Ismayil Shykhly Ismayil Shykhly (İsmayıl Şıxlı; March 22, 1919 – July 26, 1995), also known by his birth name Ismayil Shikhlinsky Gahraman oglu (İsmayıl Şıxlınski Qəhrəman oğlu), was Azerbaijani writer.
Ivan Dubasov Ivan Ivanovich Dubasov (Иван Иванович Дубасов) (30 November 1897, Odintsovo, Moscow Oblast – 15 March 1988, Moscow) was a Russian artist active in the Soviet Union.
Ivan Dzerzhinsky Ivan Ivanovich Dzerzhinsky (Иван Иванович Дзержинский) (April 9, 1909–January 18, 1978) was a Russian composer.
Ivan Fedorovich Nikishov Ivan Fedorovich Nikishov (also Nikishev) (Иван Фёдорович Никишов; 1894 – August 5, 1956) was a Russian general of the NKVD and director of Dalstroy.
Ivan Maisky Ivan Mikhailovich Maisky (also spelled Maysky; Ива́н Миха́йлович Ма́йский) (19 January 1884, Kirillov – 3 September 1975, Moscow) was a Soviet diplomat, historian, and politician, notable ...
Ivan Nosenko Ivan Isidorovich Nosenko (Russian Иван Исидорович Носенко) (19 April 1902 - 2 August 1956) was a Soviet politician and from 1939 until his death in 1956, People's Commissar for Shipbuilding of t...
Ivan Senin Ivan Senin was the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, a member of the Central Committee of the Communist party, Member of the Presidium of the Communist Party of Ukraine.
Ivan Yefimovich Petrov Ivan Yefimovich Petrov (Иван Ефимович Петров; September 18, 1896, Trubchevsk — April 7, 1958, Moscow) was a Soviet Army General from 1941.
Ivan Zholtovsky Ivan Vladislavovich Zholtovsky (Иван Владиславович Жолтовский Іван Уладзіслававіч Жалтоўскі, 1867–1959) was a Russian-Soviet architect and educator.
Jamshid Nakhchivanski Jamshid Jafargulu oglu Nakhchivanski (Cəmşid Cəfərqulu oğlu Naxçıvanski; August 23, 1895 - August 26, 1938), also known as Jamshid Khan Nakhichevanski, was a Russian Imperial, Azerbaijani...
Jamshid Nakhichevanski Jamshid Jafarqulu oglu Nakhichevanski, also known as Jamshid Khan Nakhichevanski, was a Russian Imperial, Azerbaijani and Soviet military commander.
Jean-Loup Chrétien Jean-Loup Jacques Marie Chrétien (born August 20, 1938) is a French retired Général de Brigade (brigadier general) in the Armée de l'Air (French air force), and a former CNES spationaut.
Johannes Käbin Johannes Käbin (born Ivan Käbin; 24 September 1905, Kalvi, Governorate of Estonia – 26 October 1999, Tallinn, Estonia) was an Soviet politician who led the Estonian Communist Party from 19...
Khoshbakht Yusifzadeh Khoshbakht Yusifzadeh Baghi oglu is an Azerbaijani academician and the First Vice-President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic.
Kirill Kondrashin Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin (Russian: Кири́лл Петро́вич Кондра́шин, Kirill Petrovič Kondrašin; – 7 March 1981) was a Russian conductor.
Kirill Lavrov Kirill Yuryevich Lavrov (Кири́лл Ю́рьевич Лавро́в; September 15, 1925 – April 27, 2007) was a well-known Soviet and Russian film and theatre actor and director.
Kondrat Krapiva Kondrat Krapiva (Кандрат Крапіва) (5 March 1896, Nizok, Minsk Governorate - 7 January 1991) was a Belarusian writer, playwright, social activist, and literary critic.
Konstantin Fedin Konstantin Aleksandrovich Fedin was a Russian novelist and literary functionary.
Konstantin Igumnov Konstantin Nicolayevich Igumnov (Константи́н Никола́евич Игу́мнов; 1873, Lebedyan, Tambov Governorate, – March 24, 1948) was a Russian pianist and the teacher of many Russian pianists.
Kyzyl Tan Kyzyl Tan is a Tatar language newspaper published in Bashkortostan.
Leonid Bronevoy Leonid Sergeyevich Bronevoy (Леони́д Серге́евич Бронево́й; born December 17, 1928) is a Nika Award-winning Soviet and Russian actor.
Leonid I. Sedov Leonid Ivanovitch Sedov (14 November 1907 – 5 September 1999) was a leading physicist of the Soviet Union.
Leonid Kuchma Leonid Danylovych Kuchma (Леонід Данилович Кучма, born 9 August 1938) was the second President of independent Ukraine from 19 July 1994 to 23 January 2005.
Leonid Leonov Leonid Maximovich Leonov (Леони́д Макси́мович Лео́нов; — 8 August 1994) was a Soviet novelist and playwright.
Leonid Polezhayev Leonid Konstantinovich Polezhayev is the former governor of Omsk Oblast.
Leonid Potapov Leonid Vasilyevich Potapov (Леони́д Васи́льевич Пота́пов) (born July 4, 1935 in Buryatia) was the President of the Buryat Republic in Russia from August 1991 to July 2007.
Leonid Ramzin Leonid Konstantinovich Ramzin (Леони́д Константи́нович Рамзи́н) (1887—1948) was a Soviet thermal engineer, and the inventor of a type of flow-through boiler known as the straight-flow boiler, or...
Leonid Rogozov Leonid Ivanovich Rogozov (Леонид Иванович Рогозов, 14 March 1934 – 21 September 2000) was a Soviet general practitioner who took part in the sixth Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1960–1961.
Leonid Sherwood Leonid Vladimirovich Sherwood (Леонид Владимирович Шервуд (28 April 1871 - 28 August 1954) was a Russian sculptor.
Lev Kerbel Lev Efimovich Kerbel is a renowned sculptor of Soviet realist works.
Lev Kuleshov Lev Vladimirovich Kuleshov (Лев Влади́мирович Кулешо́в; – 29 March 1970) was a Soviet filmmaker and film theorist who taught at and helped establish the world's first film school, the Mos...
Lev Kulidzhanov Lev Aleksandrovich Kulidzhanov (Лев Александрович Кулиджанов; 19 March 1924 – 18 February 2002) was a Soviet film director and screenwriter.
Lev Landau Lev Davidovich Landau (April 1, 1968) was a prominent Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics.
Lev Oborin Lev Nikolayevich Oborin (Лев Николаевич Оборин, Lev Nikolaevič Oborin; Moscow, Moscow, 5 January 1974) was a Russian pianist.
Lev Voronin Lev Alekseyevich Voronin was a Soviet Russian official.
Ludvig Faddeev Ludvig Dmitrievich Faddeev (also Ludwig Dmitriyevich; Лю́двиг Дми́триевич Фадде́ев; born March 23, 1934) is a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist and mathematician.
Ludwik Hieronim Morstin Ludwik Hieronim Morstin, born in Pławowice on 12 December 1886 was a soldier, diplomat, editor and poet.
Lyudmila Bragina Lyudmila Ivanovna Bragina (Людмила Ивановна Брагина) (born 24 July 1943) is a former Soviet middle distance runner.
Lyudmila Shevtsova Lyudmila Ivanovna Shevtsova is a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 800 metres.
Lyudmila Tselikovskaya Lyudmila Vasilyevna Tselikovskaya (Людмила Васильевна Целиковская, September 8, 1919, Astrakhan, Soviet Russia, - July 4, 1992, Moscow, Russian Federation) was a Soviet film and theatre actress.
Maksim Saburov Maksim Zakharovich Saburov (Максим Захарович Сабуров, 2 February 1900 – 24 March 1977) was a Soviet engineer, economist and politician, three-time Chairman of Gosplan and later First Deputy Pre...
Maria Chekhova Maria Pavlovna Chekhova (Мари́я Па́вловна Че́хова) was the sister of playwright Anton Chekhov, a teacher, artist, founder of the Chekhov Memorial House museum in Yalta, and a recipient of the Or...
Mark Donskoy Mark Semyonovich Donskoy (Марк Семёнович Донско́й; – 21 March 1981) was a Soviet film director.
Mark Shevelev Mark Shevelev was a Soviet pilot during World War II and was one of founders and Chief of Staff of Soviet Long Range Aviation.
Matus Bisnovat Matus Ruvimovich Bisnovat (Матус Рувимович Бисноват, October 23, 1905 – November 8, 1977), Soviet aircraft and missile designer.
Mikayil Huseynov Mikayil Alesger oglu Huseynov (Mikayıl Ələsgər oğlu Hüseynov; 1905–1992) was a Soviet Azerbaijani architect and historian of architecture, People’s Architect of the USSR (1970), Professor (1939)...
Mikhail Alekseyev (writer) Mikhail Nikolayevich Alekseyev (Михаи′л Никола′евич Алексе′ев, May 6, 1918, Monastyrskoye village, Saratov Governorate, Soviet Russia, - May 21, 2007, Moscow, Russian Federation) was a Russian S...
Mikhail Artamonov Mikhail Illarionovich Artamonov (Михаил Илларионович Артамонов; in the village of Vygolovo, Tver guberniya, now Tver Oblast - July 31, 1972 in Leningrad) was a Soviet historian and archaeologis...
Mikhail Avilov Mikhail Ivanovich Avilov (Михаил Иванович Авилов) (September 6, 1882, Saint Petersburg – April 14, 1954, Leningrad) was a Russian and Soviet painter and art educator, who lived and worked ...
Mikhail Botvinnik Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik, PhD was a Soviet and Russian International Grandmaster and three-time World Chess Champion, widely considered one of the greatest chess players of all time.
Mikhail Gluzsky Mikhail Andreyevich Gluzsky (Михаи́л Андре́евич Глу́зский; 21 November 1918 – 15 June 2001) was a Soviet and Russian film actor.
Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (born 2 March 1931) is a former Soviet statesman.
Mikhail Grigoryevich Yefremov Lieutenant General Mikhail Grigoryevich Yefremov (also Efremov) (Михаи́л Григо́рьевич Ефре́мов) (February 22, 1897–April 19, 1942) was a military commander of the Soviet Union.
Mikhail Gurevich (psychiatrist) Mikhail Osipovich Gurevich (Михаи́л О́сипович Гуре́вич) (September 18, 1878, the village of Sosnytsia, Chernigov Governorate — November 16, 1953) was a Russian and Soviet psychiatrist, one of le...
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov (Михаи́л Миха́йлович Ипполи́тов-Ива́нов) (28 January 1935) was a Russian composer, conductor and teacher.
Mikhail Kalashnikov Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov (Михаил Тимофеевич Калашников; born 10 November 1919) is a Russian small arms designer, most famous for developing the AK-47, AKM, and AK-74 assault rifles.
Mikhail Mil Mikhail Leontyevich Mil (Михаил Леонтьевич Миль) (22 November 1909 – 31 January 1970) was a Soviet aerospace engineer.
Mikhail Nesterov Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov (Михаи́л Васи́льевич Не́стеров; in Ufa – 18 October 1942 in Moscow) was a major representative of religious Symbolism in Russian art.
Mikhail Pervukhin Mikhail Georgievich Pervukhin (Михаи́л Гео́ргиевич Перву́хин; 14 October 1904 – 22 July 1978) was a Soviet official during the Stalin Era, Khrushchev Era and the early Brezhnev Era.
Mikhail Voronin Mikhail Yakovlievitch Voronin (Михаил Яковлевич Воронин; 26 March 1945 – 22 May 2004) was a Russian gymnast, who competed for the USSR in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Mikhail Yanshin Mikhail Mikhailovich Yanshin (Михаи́л Миха́йлович Я́ншин) (20 October 1902 - 17 July 1976) was a Soviet stage and film actor.
Mikheil Gelovani Mikheil Gelovani (მიხეილ გელოვანი, Russified as Михаи́л Гео́ргиевич Гелова́ни, Mikhail Georgievich Gelovani; – December 21, 1956) was a Georgian-Soviet actor, known for his many portrayals ...
Mintimer Shaimiev Mintimer Sharipovich Shaimiev was the first President of Tatarstan, a republic within Russia.
Mirdza Ķempe Mirdza Ķempe (later Naikovska) (Liepāja - 12 April 1974, Riga) was a noted Latvian poet, translator and tutor.
Moldova Suverană Moldova Suverană is a Romanian language official newspaper of the Moldovan government which is published daily in Chişinău.
Mukhu Aliyev Mukhu Gimbatovich Aliyev (Муху́ Гимба́тович Али́ев, Мухӏу Гӏалиев; born August 6, 1940) was the President of the Republic of Dagestan, a federal subject of Russia.
Mykola Avilov Nikolai Viktorovich Avilov (Микола Вікторович Авілов) (born 6 August 1948, Odessa) is a former Ukrainian Soviet decathlete.
National Library of Russia The National Library of Russia in St Petersburg (known as the Imperial Public Library from 1795 to 1917; Russian Public Library from 1917 to 1925; State Public Library from 1925 to ...
Nellie Kim Nellie Vladimirovna Kim (Russian: born 29 July 1957) is a retired Soviet gymnast who won three gold medals and a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, and two gold medals at th...
Nikita Khrushchev Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev ( – September 11, 1971) was a politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War. He served as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet U...
Nikolai Avilov Nikolai Viktorovich Avilov (Микола Вікторович Авілов) (born 6 August 1948, Odessa) is a former Ukrainian Soviet decathlete.
Nikolai Patolichev Nikolai Semyonovich Patolichev (Николай Семёнович Патоличев; 10 September 1908 – 1 December 1989) was Minister of Foreign Trade of the USSR from 1958 to 1985.
Nikolai Sergeyev (Admiral) Nikolai Dmitriyevich Sergeyev was an Admiral of the Fleet and Chief of staff of the Soviet Navy Sergeyev joined the Navy in 1928 and completed the M.V. Frunze Higher Naval School in 1931.
Nikolai Shchelokov Nikolai Anisimovich Shchelokov (Николай Щёлоков; 26 November 1910 – 13 December 1984) was a Soviet statesman and Army General, who also served as interior minister for sixteen years from 17 September 1966 to 17 December 1982.
Nikolai Sologubov Nikolai Mikhailovich Sologubov (Николай Михайлович Сологубов; b. 8 August 1924 in Moscow, Soviet Union — d. 30 December 1988) was an ice hockey defenceman in the Soviet Union.
Nikolai Talyzin Nikolai Vladimirovich Talyzin was a Soviet statesman, economist and head of the Gosplan, or the State Planning Committee.
Nikolai Vissarionovich Nekrasov Nikolai Vissarionovich Nekrasov (Никола́й Виссарио́нович Некра́сов) (October 20 (Old Style) November 1, 1879, Saint Petersburg – May 7, 1940, Moscow) was a Russian liberal politician and the last Governor-General of Finland.
Nikolay Annenkov Nikolay Aleksandrovich Annenkov (Никола́й Алекса́ндрович А́нненков) (Kalugino, Kirsanov uezd, Tambov Governorate – September 30, 1999, Moscow) was the longest-lived People's Artist of the ...
Nikolay Baranskiy Nikolay Nikolayevich Baransky — Soviet economic geographer, founder of Soviet Rayon school of economic geography, corresponding member of Soviet Academy of Sciences, Hero of Socialist Labour, wi...
Nikolay Baransky Nikolay Nikolayevich Baransky (Николай Николаевич Баранский) (15 (July 27) 1881, Tomsk — November 20, 1963, Moscow) — Soviet economic geographer, founder of Soviet Rayon (Regional) school of eco...
Nikolay Burenin Nikolay Evgenevich Burenin (Николай Евгеньевич Буренин, also known with aliases "German Fedorovich", "German", "Neburenin" and "Viktor Petrovich", 5 December 1874 – 30 June 1962) was a Russian r...
Nikolay Devyatkov Nikolay Devyatkov (Никола́й Дми́триевич Девя́тков, Nikolaj Dmitrievič Devjatkov) — (Vologda — 1 February 2001, Moscow) was a Soviet/Russian scientist and inventor of microwave vacuum tubes a...
Nikolay Dollezhal Nikolay Antonovich Dollezhal (October 27, 1899 – November 20, 2000) was a Soviet mechanical engineer, a key figure in Soviet atomic bomb project and chief designer of nuclear reactors from...
Nikolay Gamaleya Nikolay Fyodorovich Gamaleya (Никола́й Фёдорович Гамале́я; Микола Федорович Гамалія; – 29 March 1949) was a Ukrainian physician and scientist who played a pioneering role in microbiology and vaccine research in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.
Nikolay Karpol Nikolay Karpol (Николай Васильевич Карполь) (1 May 1938, Brest) is a Russian women's volleyball coach.
Nikolay Krasovsky Nikolay Nikolayevich Krasovsky (Никола́й Никола́евич Красо́вский; September 7, 1924 – April 4, 2012) was a prominent Russian mathematician who worked in the mathematical theory o...
Nikolay Merkushkin Nikolay Ivanovich Merkushkin (Николай Иванович Меркушкин,) (born February 5, 1951 in Novye Verkhissy, Mordovia) is the Acting Governor of Samara Oblast and former head of the Republic of Mordovi...
Nikolay Mikhaylovich Kharlamov Nikolay Mikhaylovich Kharlamov (Никола́й Миха́йлович Харла́мов; December 6(19), 1905 - April 9, 1983) was a Soviet military leader and admiral.
Nikolay Semyonov Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, ForMemRS (Никола́й Никола́евич Семёнов; – September 25, 1986) was a Russian/Soviet physicist and chemist.
Nikolay Vasilyevich Belov Nikolay Vasilyevich Belov (Никола́й Васи́льевич Бело́в; December 14, 1891 - March 6, 1982) was a Soviet crystallographer, geochemist, academician (1953), and Hero of Socialist Labor (1969).
Nina Ponomaryova Nina Apollonovna Ponomaryova (Нина Аполлоновна Пономарёва, née Ромашкова Romashkova; born April 27, 1929 in Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR) was a Soviet/Russian discus thrower, the first Soviet...
Nina Romashkova Nina Apollonovna Romashkova (Ponomaryova) (Нина Аполлоновна Ромашкова (Пономарёва)) (born April 27, 1929 in Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR) was a Soviet/Russian discus thrower, the first Soviet Olymp...
Nursultan Nazarbayev Nursultan Äbishuly Nazarbayev (Нұрсұлтан Әбішұлы Назарбаев Нурсултан Абишевич Назарбаев born 6 July 1940) is the President of Kazakhstan.
Oleg Basilashvili Oleg Valerianovich Basilashvili (Оле́г Валериа́нович Басилашви́ли, born 26 September 1934) is a well-known Soviet/Russian film and theatre actor of Georgian and Polish origin, as well as political figure in the former Soviet Union and in the new Russia.
Oleg Grigoryev Oleg Georgievich Grigoryev was a bantamweight boxer from the Soviet Union, who won the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Oleg Protopopov Oleg Alekseyevich Protopopov is a Russian pairs skater who represented the Soviet Union.
Oleg Tabakov Oleg Pavlovich Tabakov (Олег Павлович Табаков) (born 17 August 1935) is a Soviet and Russian actor and the artistic director of the Moscow Art Theatre.
Oleg Yefremov Oleg Nikolayevich Yefremov (Оле́г Никола́евич Ефре́мов, b. October 1, 1927, Moscow, Soviet Union — d. May 24, 2000, Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet/Russian actor and Moscow Art Theatre producer.
Oleksandr Bogomoletz Oleksandr Oleksandrovich Bogomolets or Bohomolets (Олекса́ндр Олекса́ндрович Богомо́лець; 1881–1946) was a renowned Ukrainian pathophysiologist.
Oleksandr Liashko Oleksandr Pavlovych Liashko (Олександр Павлович Ляшко; December 30, 1915 - October 9, 2002) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician.
Oleksandr Omelchenko Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko became the mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in 1999. He lost his re-election bid in March 2006. Omelchenko is now member of the Verkhovna Rada elected on behalf of Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc but expelled from that fraction in September 2011.
Oleksandr Tkachenko (politician) Oleksandr Mykolaiovych Tkachenko (Олександр Миколайович Ткаченко) is a Ukrainian politician, a senior member of Ukrainian Parliament, currently elected by Communist Party list.
Olga Bergholz Olga Fyodorovna Bergholz (— November 13, 1975) was a Soviet poet.
Olga Forsh Olga Dmitryevna Forsh (О́льга Дми́триевна Форш), née Komarova (Комаро́ва) (July 17, 1961), was a Russian/Soviet novelist, dramatist, memoirist, and scenarist.
Olga Yamshchikova Olga Nikolayevna Yamshchikova (Ольга Николаевна Ямщикова) (1914-1983) was Soviet female aviator, aviation instructor, Soviet Air Force commander, and test pilot.
Order of the Red Banner of Labour The Order of the Red Banner of Labour (Орден Трудового Красного Знамени) was an order of the Soviet Union established to honour great deeds and services to the Soviet state and society in the f...
Pasha Angelina Praskovia Nikitichna Angelina (Праско́вья Ники́тична Анге́лина), popularly known as Pasha Angelina (Па́ша Анге́лина) (in Starobesheve, Yekaterinoslav Governorate – January 21, 1959 ...
Pavel Alexandrov Pavel Sergeyevich Alexandrov (Па́вел Серге́евич Алекса́ндров), sometimes romanized Aleksandroff or Aleksandrov (May 7, 1896 – November 16, 1982), was a Soviet Russian mathematician.
Pavel K. Oshchepkov Pavel Kondratyevich Oshchepkov (June 24, 1908 - December 1, 1992) was a Russian physicist who had a leading role in the development of radio-location (radar) in the USSR. During the Great Purge ...
Pavel Kolchin Pavel Konstantinovich Kolchin was a Soviet cross-country skier who competed during the 1950s and 1960s, training at Dynamo in Moscow.
Pavel Sukhoi Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi (Павел Осипович Сухой; Павел Восіпавіч Сухі) (July 22, 1895 – September 15, 1975) was a Soviet aerospace engineer.
Peter Borovsky Piotr Fokich Borovsky (Пётр Фоки́ч Боро́вский, 8 June 1863 — 15 December 1932) was Russian and Soviet surgeon and public health administrator who worked in Tashkent, professor of surgery in Tashkent Medical Institute.
Pyotr Chernyshev Pyotr Sergeevich Chernyshev (also written as Tchernyshev, Пётр Серге́евич Чернышев; 1914—1979) was a Chief Engineer of the Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod, a major pipe-construction speci...
Pyotr Kapitsa Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa or Peter Kapitza (Russian Пётр Леони́дович Капи́ца) (– 8 April 1984) was a leading Soviet physicist and Nobel laureate.
Pyotr Pavlenko Pyotr Andreyevich Pavlenko,, was a Soviet writer, screenwriter and war correspondent.
Pyotr Stolyarsky Pyotr Solomonovich Stolyarsky (Пётр Соломонович Столярский, Петро Соломонович Столярський), (29 April 1944) was a Soviet violinist and eminent pedagogue, honored as People's Artist of UkSSR...
Quddus Khojamyarov Quddus Khojamyarov (also transliterated as Kuddus Kuzhamyarov; Куддус Ходжамьярович Кужамьяров) (May 12, 1918— April 8, 1994) was an Uyghur Soviet composer from Kazakhstan.
Ramiz Mehdiyev Ramiz Mehdiyev Anvar oglu (Ramiz Mehdiyev Ənvər oğlu) (born April 17, 1938) is an academician and Azerbaijani politician who serves as the Head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan R...
Rashid Behbudov Rashid Behbudov (Rəşid Məcid oğlu Behbudov, رشید بهبوداوف; December 14, 1915 – June 9, 1989) was an Azerbaijani singer and actor.
Reinhold Glière Reinhold Glière was a Russian composer. His name has appeared in different forms, as Рейнгольд Эрнeст Глиэр and later, for standardization purposes, converted into Рейнгольд Морицевич Глиэр.
Rostislav Yankovsky Rostislav Ivanovich Yankovsky (Расьціслаў Янкоўскі, Ростислав Иванович Янковский) is a major Belarusian actor.
Roza Eldarova Roza Abdulbasirovna Eldarova is a Soviet and Russian journalist, writer, and politician who was the first woman to hold the highest political office in Dagestan.
Sadig Dadashov Sadiq Alakbar oglu Dadashov (Sadıq Ələkbər oğlu Dadaşov) – (19051946) was an architect and architecture historian of the Soviet Azerbaijan, Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR (1940), laure...
Sadiq Dadashov Sadiq Alakbar oglu Dadashov – was an architect and architecture historian of the Soviet Azerbaijan, Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR, laureate of the USSR State Prize of the second Degree.
Sagadat Nurmagambetov Sagadat Kozhahmetovich Nurmagambetov (Сағадат Қожахметұлы Нұрмағамбетов, Сагадат Кожахметович Нурмагамбе́тов; 25 May 1924 – 24 September 2013) was a Soviet and Kazakhstani general who serv...
Saint Petersburg State University Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU, Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет, СПбГУ) is a Russian federal state-owned higher education institution based in Saint Petersburg the oldest and and one of the largest universities in Russia.
Samuil Marshak Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak (– July 4, 1964) was a Russian and Soviet writer, translator and children's poet.
Semion Ivanov Semion Pavlovich Ivanov (Семён Павлович Иванов; September 13, 1907 – September 26, 1993) was a Soviet general.
Semyon Babayevsky Semyon Petrovich Babayevsky (Семён Петрович Бабаевский, June 6, 1909, Kunya v., Kharkov, Russian Empire/modern Ukraine, - March 28, 2000, Moscow, Russian Federation) was a Russian Soviet writer,...
Semyon Lavochkin Semyon Alekseyevich Lavochkin (Семён Алексе́евич Ла́вочкин; August 29, 1900 - June 9, 1960), a Soviet aerospace engineer, Soviet aircraft designer who founded the Lavochkin aircraft design bureau.
Sergei Bondarchuk Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk (Серге́й Фё́дорович Бондарчу́к; Ukrainian: Сергі́й Фе́дорович Бондарчу́к, Serhiy Fedorovych Bondarchuk; September 25, 1920October 20, 1994) was a Soviet film dir...
Sergei Makarov Sergei Mikhailovich Makarov is a Russian former ice hockey right wing and two-time Olympic gold medalist.
Sergei Prokofiev Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor who mastered numerous musical genres and is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century.
Sergei Shtemenko Sergei Matveevich Shtemenko (Сергей Матвеевич Штеменко; 20 April 1907, Uryupinsk, Russian Empire – 23 April 1976, Moscow, Soviet Union) was a Soviet general, who served as the Chief of the S...
Sergei Vasilyev Sergei Dmitrievich Vasilyev (4 November 1900 – 16 December 1959) was a Soviet film director, editor, and screenwriter.
Sergei Vonsovsky Sergei Vasilyevich Vonsovsky (also spelled as Vonsovskii or Vonsovskiy, Russian: Сергей Васильевич Вонсовский; August 20, 1910 – August 11, 1998) was a prominent Soviet and Russian p...
Sergey Afanasyev (engineer) Sergey Aleksandrovich Afanasyev (Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Афана́сьев) (August 30, 1918 – May 13, 2001) was a prominent Soviet engineer, space and defence industry executive, the first Minister o...
Sergey Ilyushin Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin (Серге́й Владимирович Илью́шин; – February 9, 1977) was a Soviet aircraft designer who founded the Ilyushin aircraft design bureau.
Sergey Merkurov Sergey Dmitrievich Merkurov (Серге́й Дми́триевич Мерку́ров, - 8 June 1952) was a prominent Soviet sculptor-monumentalist of Greek-Armenian descent.
Shukur Burkhanov Shukur Burkhanov (Бурханов, Шукур; 15 September 1910 – 15 August 1987) was a Soviet theatre and cinema actor.
Sofia Golovkina Sofia Nikolaevna Golovkina (alternate, Sophia; Russian, Головкина, Софья Николаевна; 13 October 1915 - 17 February 2004) was a Russian ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher.
Sofia Muratova Sofia Ivanovna Muratova (Софья Ивановна Муратова) (July 13, 1929 in Leningrad - September 25, 2006) was a Soviet gymnast, who competed in the 1950s and 1960s, training at Dynamo in Moscow, and w...
Sofja Giatsintova Sofja Vladimirovna Giatsintova (Со′фья Влади′мировна Гиаци′нтова, August 4 (July 23, o.s.), 1895 - April 12, 1982) was a Russian, Soviet film and theatre actress, who worked in the Moscow Art Th...
Solomon Milshtein Solomon Rafailovich Milshtein was a Soviet state security official.
Stepan Erzia Stepan Dmitrievich Erzia (Nefyodov) (Степа́н Дми́триевич Э́рьзя (Нефёдов); – 24 November 1959) was a Mordvin sculptor who lived in Russia and Argentina.
Suleyman Rustam Suleyman Rustam (Süleyman Rüstəm; November 27, 1906 - June 10, 1989), is poet of the Soviet Azerbaijan, playwright and a public figure.
Sultan Rakhmanov Sultan Saburovich Rakhmanov (July 6, 1950 in Turtkul, Karakalpak ASSR – May 5, 2003 in Dnipropetrovsk) was an Olympic weightlifter for the USSR who won the gold medal in the super heavyweight cl...
Tamara Moskvina Tamara Nikolayevna Moskvina, née Bratus (Братусь) is a Russian pair skating coach and former competitive skater.
Tamara Tikhonova Tamara Ivanovna Tikhonova is a former Soviet Russian cross-country skier who competed from 1984 to 1992.
Tatiana Tarasova Tatiana Anatolyevna Tarasova (born 13 February 1947) is a Russian figure skating coach and national figure skating team adviser.
Tatyana Lioznova Tatyana Mikhailovna Lioznova (Татья́на Миха́йловна Лио́знова; 20 July 1924 – 29 September 2011) was a Soviet film director best known for her TV series Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973).
The award named Salavat Yulaev The award named Salavat Yulaev (Премия имени Салавата Юлаева, Салауат Юлаев исемендәге Башҡортостан Республикаһының Дәүләт Премияһы,) was an award of the Bashkortostan (previous to The Bashkir...
Trofim Lysenko Trofim Denisovich Lysenko Трофи́м Дени́сович Лысе́нко, Трохим Денисович Лисенко, Trochym Denysovyč Lysenko; was a Soviet biologist and agronomist of Ukrainian origin.
Uljana Semjonova Uļjana Semjonova (born March 9, 1952 in Zarasai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired Latvian basketball player.
Vadim Kozhevnikov Vadim Mikhaylovich Kozhevnikov (Вадим Михайлович Кожевников; Narym20 October 1984, Moscow) was a Soviet writer.
Valentin Glushko Valentin Petrovich Glushko (Валенти́н Петро́вич Глушко́, Valentin Petrovich Glushko; Валентин Петрович Глушко, Valentyn Petrovych Hlushko; born 2 September 1908 – 10 January 1989), was a...
Valentin Pavlov Valentin Sergeyevich Pavlov (Валентин Серге́евич Павлов; 27 September 1937 – 30 March 2003) was a Soviet official who became a Russian banker following the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Valentin Rasputin Valentin Grigoriyevich Rasputin (Валентин Григорьевич Распутин; born March 15, 1937) is a Russian writer.
Valentina Grizodubova Valentina Stepanovna Grizodubova (Валентина Степановна Гризодубова, Валентина Степанівна Гризодубова Valentina Stepanivna Grizodubova; May 10, 1909 in Kharkov – 1 May, 1993 in Moscow) was on...
Valentina Matviyenko Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko, is the highest-ranking female politician in Russia, the former governor of Saint Petersburg and the current Chairman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.
Valentina Tereshkova Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a retired Soviet cosmonaut and engineer, and the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963.
Valeri Popenchenko Valeri Vladimirovich Popenchenko (Валерий Владимирович Попенченко) (August 26, 1937, Kuntsevo — February 15, 1975, Moscow) was an amateur boxer from the Soviet Union, who competed in the M...
Valeri Vasiliev Valeri Ivanovich Vasiliev (Валерий Иванович Васильев) (August 3, 1949 – April 19, 2012) was a Russian ice hockey defenceman, who competed for the USSR. An eight-time Soviet all-star, Vasiliev was captain of the national team, for which he played 13 years.
Valeriy Shmarov Valeriy Shmarov (Валерій Миколайович Шмаров, (born August 14, 1945) is a Ukrainian politician.
Valery Bykovsky Valery Fyodorovich Bykovsky (Вале́рий Фёдорович Быко́вский; born 2 August 1934) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew three manned space mission space flights: Vostok 5, Soyuz 22, and Soyuz 31.
Valery Legasov Valery Alexeyevich Legasov (Валерий Алексеевич Легасов; born September 1, 1936 in Tula, Russia, Soviet Union; died April 27, 1988 in Moscow, Soviet Union) was a prominent Soviet inorga...
Vasil Bykaŭ Vasil Uładzimiravič Bykaŭ was a prolific author of novels and novellas about World War II, is a monumental figure in Belarusian literature and civic thought.
Vasili Blokhin Vasili Mikhailovich Blokhin (January 7, 1895 – February 3, 1955) was a Soviet Major-General who served as the chief executioner of the Stalinist NKVD under the administrations of Genrikh Y...
Vasiliy Alekseyev Vasiliy Ivanovich Alekseyev (Василий Иванович Алексеев; born January 7, 1942 in the village of Pokrovo-Shishkino, Ryazan Oblast) is a former competitor from the Soviet Union, He set 80 world re...
Vasily Abaev Vaso (Vasily) Ivanovich Abaev (Абайты Иваны фырт Васо, ვასილ აბაევი, Василий Иванович Абаев, also transilterated as Abaity and Abayev) (15 December 1900 – 18 March 2001) wa...
Vasily Alekseyev Vasiliy Ivanovich Alekseyev (Василий Иванович Алексеев; born January 7, 1942 in the village of Pokrovo-Shishkino, Ryazan Oblast) is a former competitor from the Soviet Union, He set 80 world re...
Vasily Belov Vasily Ivanovich Belov was a Soviet/Russian writer, poet and dramatist, who published more than 60 books which sold 7 million copies.
Vasily Degtyaryov Vasily Alekseyevich Degtyaryov was a Russian weapons designer, Major General of the Engineering and Artillery Service, Doctor of Technical Sciences, and Hero of Socialist Labor.
Vasily Kozlov (politician) Vasil Ivanavich Kazlow (Васіль Іванавіч Казлоў, Vasil Ivanavič Kazłoŭ; Russified: Василий Иванович Козлов, Vasily Ivanovich Kozlov; - December 2, 1967) was a Soviet politician.
Vasily Pronin Vasily Prokhorovich Pronin (Васи́лий Про́хорович Про́нин; 25 December 1905, village of Pavlovo, Ryazan Governorate - 12 October 1993, Moscow) was a Soviet statesman and Chairman of the Executive...
Vasily Rudenkov Vasily Vasilievich Rudenkov (Василий Васильевич Руденков) (7 May 1931 – 2 November 1982) was a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the hammer throw.
Vasily Shukshin Vasily Makarovich Shukshin (Васи́лий Мака́рович Шукши́н; 25 July 1929 – 2 October 1974) was a Soviet/Russian actor, writer, screenwriter and movie director from the Altay region who specia...
Vera Mukhina Vera Ignatyevna Mukhina (Ве́ра Игна́тьевна Му́хина; Vera Muhina; born in Riga; died 6 October 1953 in Moscow) was a prominent Soviet sculptor.
Vera Panova Vera Fyodorovna Panova (Ве́ра Фёдоровна Пано́ва; - March 3, 1973) was a Soviet novelist, playwright, and journalist.
Viacheslav Fetisov Viacheslav "Slava" Alexandrovich Fetisov is a retired professional ice hockey defenseman. He played for HC CSKA Moscow for 13 seasons before joining the National Hockey League, where he played with the New Jersey Devils and won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings.
Victor Efimovich Khain Victor Efimovich Khain (Russian: Виктор Ефимович Хаин, 13 (26) February 1914, Baku, Russian Empire – 24 December 2009, Moscow, Russia) was a prominent Soviet/Russian geology scientist, academici...
Vikenty Veresaev Vikenty Vikentyevich Veresaev (Вике́нтий Вике́нтьевич Вереса́ев), (January 16, 1867 – June 3, 1945), was a Russian writer and medical doctor.
Viktor Chernomyrdin Viktor Stepanovich Chernomyrdin (Ви́ктор Степа́нович Черномы́рдин, 9 April 19383 November 2010) was a Russian politician.
Viktor Gerashchenko Viktor Vladimirovich Gerashchenko (Russian: Ви́ктор Влади́мирович Гера́щенко), byname Gerakl (the Russian version of Heracles), was the Chairman of the Soviet and then Russian Central Bank d...
Viktor Ivchenko Viktor Illarionovich Ivchenko (Ukrainian: Віктор Іларіонович Івченко) was a film director and writer in Soviet Ukraine.
Viktor Krovopuskov Viktor Alekseyevich Krovopuskov is a retired sabre fencer, who competed for the USSR.
Viktor Sadovnichiy Viktor Antonovich Sadovnichiy (Виктор Антонович Садовничий; born 3 April 1939) is a Russian mathematician, winner of the 1989 USSR State Prize.
Viktor Saneyev Viktor Saneyev (ვიქტორ სანეევი, Виктор Данилович Санеев) (born October 3, 1945 in Sukhumi) is a retired triple jumper, who competed internationally for the USSR and won four Olympic medals; thre...
Viktor Savelyev Viktor Sergeyevich Savelyev (Ви́ктор Серге́евич Саве́льев; 24 February 1928 – 25 December 2013) was a Soviet and Russian surgeon.
Viktor Tikhonov Viktor Vasilyevich Tikhonov (Russian: Виктор Васильевич Тихонов; born June 4, 1930) is a former Soviet ice hockey player and coach.
Viktor Tsybulenko Viktor Sergeevich Tsybulenko (13 July 1930 – 19 October 2013) was a Ukrainian athlete who competed mainly in the javelin throw for the Soviet Union, training at the Armed Forces sports society in Kiev.
Viktor Zubkov Viktor Alekseyevich Zubkov (Ви́ктор Алексе́евич Зубко́в; born 15 September 1941) is a Russian politician and businessman who served as the Prime Minister of Russia twice: from September 2007 to ...
Vilnius University Vilnius University (Vilniaus universitetas; other names exist) is the oldest university in the Baltic states and one of the oldest in Northern Europe.
Vissarion Shebalin Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin (Russian: Виссарио́н Я́ковлевич Шебали́н; 29 May 1963) was a Soviet composer.
Vitali Smirnov Vitali Smirnov (Виталий Георгиевич Смирнов) (born 14 February 1935) is a Russian member of the International Olympic Committee.
Vitaliy Masol Vitaliy Andriiovych Masol (Віталій Андрійович Масол; born November 14, 1928) was confirmed as Prime Minister of Ukraine on June 16, 1994 and resigned from that post on March 1, 1995.
Vladimir Artemyev Vladimir Andreyevich Artemyev was a Soviet Russian rocket scientist at the Gas Dynamics Laboratory.
Vladimir Bogdanov Vladimir Leonidovich Bogdanov (Владимир Леонидович Богданов; born on 28 May 1951) is a Russian oil tycoon.
Vladimir Engelgardt Vladimir Aleksandrovich Engelgardt (Владимир Александрович Энгельгардт) (December 3, 1894, Moscow - July 10, 1984, Moscow) was a Soviet biochemist, academician of the Soviet Academy of Medical S...
Vladimir Ivanovich Morozov (1940) Vladimir Ivanovich Morozov (Владимир Иванович Морозов) (Sometimes shown as Vladimir Morosov, born March 4, 1940 in Krasnovodsk, Turkmen SSR) is a retired sprint canoer from USSR. Morozov ...
Vladimir Kasatonov Vladimir Afanasyevich Kasatonov (Владимир Афанасьевич Касатонов) (July 8(21), 1910 - June 9, 1989) was a Soviet military leader, fleet admiral, and Hero of the Soviet Union (November 25, 1966).
Vladimir Masorin Admiral of the Fleet Vladimir Vasilyevich Masorin (Владимир Васильевич Масорин) (born August 24, 1947) is a retired Russian admiral who commanded the Caspian Flotilla in 1996–2002 and the Black ...
Vladimir Melanin Vladimir Mikhailovich Melanin (Владимир Михайлович Меланьин; December 1, 1933 - August 10, 1994) was a Soviet/Russian biathlete.
Vladimir Mikhailin Vladimir Vasilyevich Mikhailin (Владимир Васильевич Михайлин) (born July 12(25), 1915, Moscow) is a Soviet military leader (now retired), admiral, and Hero of the Soviet Union (November 18, 1989).
Vladimir Polonsky Vladimir Ivanovich Polonsky (Vladimir Polonski Ivan oğlu, Полонский, Владимир Иванович; June 17, 1893 – October 30, 1937), was the 5th First Secretary of Azerbaijan Communist Party and a r...
Vladimir Velichko Vladimir Makarovich Velichko was a Soviet official and entrepreneur appointed as the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers in 1991.
Vladimir Yengibaryan Vladimir Yengibaryan (Վլադիմիր Ենգիբարյան, 24 April 1932, Yerevan, Armenian SSR – 1 February 2013) was a former boxer for the Soviet Union of Armenian descent.
Vladislav Tretiak Vladislav Aleksandrovich Tretiak, MSM is a former goaltender for the Soviet Union's national ice hockey team.
Volodymyr Holubnychy Volodymyr Stepanovych Holubnychy (Володимир Степанович Голубничий, born 2 June 1936) is a Ukrainian race walker who competed for the Soviet Union.
Volodymyr Nemoshkalenko Volodymyr Volodymyrovych Nemoshkalenko was Ukrainian physicist, full member (academician) of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine (1982).
Volodymyr Zabolotny Volodymyr Zabolotny, 1898—1962, was a distinguished architect of the Ukrainian SSR and the Soviet Union, founder of the Academy of Architecture of Ukraine and designer of the Verkhovna Rada buil...
Vsevolod Murakhovsky Vsevolod Serafimovich Murakhovsky (Всеволод Серафимович Мураховский; born 20 October 1926) is a Ukrainian-Russian politician who served as first deputy premier during the Gorbachev Era.
Vyacheslav Boguslayev Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich Boguslayev (Uralsk, Kazakh SSR, 28 October 1938) is a Ukrainian engineer, businessman and politician.
Vyacheslav Molotov Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov (Вячесла́в Миха́йлович Мо́лотов – 8 November 1986) was a Soviet politician and diplomat, an Old Bolshevik and a leading figure in the Soviet government from the...
Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Ivanov Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Ivanov (Вячеслав Николаевич Иванов; born 30 July 1938) is known to most of the non-Russian speaking world as Vyacheslav Ivanov, was one of the most accomplished row...
Vyacheslav Vedenin Vyacheslav Petrovitch Vedenin (Вячесла́в Петро́вич Веде́нин; born October 1, 1941 in the village of Sloboda, Dubensky District, Tula Oblast) is a Soviet former cross country skier...
Yegor Stroyev Yegor Semyonovich Stroyev (Его́р Семёнович Стро́ев; born February 25, 1937, Khotynetsky District) was the governor of Oryol Oblast from 1993 to 2009.
Yekaterina Geltzer Yekaterina Vasilyevna Geltzer (November 2, 1876 - December 12, 1962) was a prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Ballet who danced in the theatre from 1898 to 1935.
Yelena Petushkova Yelena Vladimirovna Petushkova was a Russian and former Soviet equestrian who won three medals, of which one gold and two silver in dressage during the Summer Olympics.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko (born 18 July 1932) is a Soviet and Russian poet.
Yevhen Marchuk Gen. Ret. Yevhen K. Marchuk (Євген Кирилович Марчук), born on January 28, 1941, is a Ukrainian statesman and politician.
Yuri Bondarev Yuri Vasilyevich Bondarev (Ю́рий Васи́льевич Бо́ндарев, 15 March 1924, Orsk) is a Russian writer.
Yuri Maslyukov Yuri Dmitriyevich Maslyukov (Russian: Юрий Дмитриевич Маслюков; 30 September 1937 – 1 April 2010) was a Russian politician who was in charge of the Gosplan for three years preceding the demise of the Soviet Union.
Yuri Nikulin Yuri Vladimirovich Nikulin (Юрий Владимирович Никулин; 18 December 1921 – 21 August 1997) was a well-known Soviet and Russian actor and clown who starred in many popular films.
Yuri Ovchinnikov (biochemist) Yuri Anatolievich Ovchinnikov (Юрий Анатольевич Овчинников; 2 August 1934 – 17 February 1988) was a Soviet bioorganic chemist.
Yuri Pavlovich Rachmaninov Yuri Pavlovich Rachmaninov (20 July 1936 — 18 June 2007) was a Soviet and Russian scientist and engineer.
Yuri Tyukalov Yuri Sergeevich Tyukalov (Юрий Серге́евич Тюкалов) (born July 4, 1930) was an Olympic Champion Rower who competed for the USSR. He was born in Leningrad.
Yuri Vasilyevich Prokhorov Yuri Vasilyevich Prokhorov (Ю́рий Васи́льевич Про́хоров; 15 December 1929 – 16 July 2013) was a Russian mathematician, active in the field of probability theory.
Yury Klimov Yury Mikhaylovich Klimov (Юрий Михайлович Климов, born July 22, 1940 in Ukhta) is a former Soviet/Russian handball player who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics.
Yury Luzhkov Yury Mikhaylovich Luzhkov (Ю́рий Миха́йлович Лужко́в; born 21 September 1936) is a Russian politician who was the Mayor of Moscow from 1992 to 2010.
Yury Osipov Yury Sergeyevich Osipov (Ю́рий Серге́евич О́сипов; born 7 July 1936) is a Soviet and Russian mathematician.
Yury Tynyanov Yury Nikolaevich Tynyanov (Ю́рий Никола́евич Тыня́нов; October 18, 1894 – December 20, 1943) was a famous Soviet/Russian writer, literary critic, translator, scholar and screenwriter.
Yury Yakovlev Yury Vasilyevich Yakovlev (Ю́рий Васи́льевич Я́ковлев; 25 April 1928 – 30 November 2013) was one of the most popular and critically acclaimed Soviet film actors.
Yusif Mammadaliyev Yusif Haydar oglu Mammadaliyev (Yusif Heydər oğlu Məmmədəliyev;December 31, 1905-December 15, 1961) was an Azerbaijani chemist.
Zaporozhtransformator Zaporozhtransformator (ZTR) Public Joint Stock Company, formerly - Zaporozhye Transformer Plant, is an enterprise specializing in design and manufacturing of oil-filled power transformers,...
Zhores Alferov Zhores Ivanovich Alferov (Жоре́с Ива́нович Алфёров, Жарэс Іва́навіч Алфёраў; born March 15, 1930) is a Belarusian, Soviet and Russian physicist and academic who contributed significantly to th...
Zulfi Hajiyev Zulfi Hajiyev Saleh oglu (Zülfü Hacıyev Saleh oğlu) (1935–1991) was Member of Azerbaijani Parliament and Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan until his death on November 20, 1991.