The Kuntsevo Cemetery (Russian : Ку́нцевское кла́дбище, kúntsevkoye kládbishche) is a cemetery servicing Kuntsevo, Moscow. It is located on the bank of the Setun River, to the south of the Mozhaisk Highway (the continuation of the Kutuzovsky Prospekt). The local five-domed church was commissioned in 1673 by Artamon Matveyev. The cemetery is administered as part of the Novodevichy Cemetery complex.
The USSR State Prize was the Soviet Union's state honor. It was established on September 9, 1966. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, the prize was followed up by the State Prize of the Russian Federation.
Mosfilm is a film studio which is among the largest and oldest in the Russian Federation and in Europe. Its output includes most of the more widely acclaimed Soviet-era films, ranging from works by Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Eisenstein, to Red Westerns to the Akira Kurosawa co-production Dersu Uzala and the epic War and Peace.
Vagankovo Cemetery, established in 1771, is located in the Presnya district of Moscow. It started in the aftermath of the Moscow plague riot of 1771 outside the city proper, so as to prevent the contagion from spreading.
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears is a 1980 Soviet film made by Mosfilm. It was written by Valentin Chernykh and directed by Vladimir Menshov. The leading roles were played by Vera Alentova and by Aleksey Batalov. The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981. The film received mixed reviews from critics.
The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 410 competitors, 285 men and 125 women, took part in 189 events in 22 sports. As the country hosted the next Olympics in Moscow, a Soviet segment was performed at the closing ceremony.
Yuri Vladimirovich Nikulin was a well-known Soviet and Russian actor and clown who starred in many popular films. He is best known for his roles in Leonid Gaidai's comedies, such as The Diamond Arm and Kidnapping Caucassian Style, although he occasionally starred in dramatic roles and performed in Moscow Circus.
People's Artist of the Russian Federation, also sometimes translated as National Artist of the Russian Federation, is an honorary and the highest title awarded to citizens of the Russian Federation, all outstanding in the performing arts, whose merits are exceptional in the sphere of the development of the performing arts.
The Troyekurovo Cemetery, alternatively known as Novo-Kuntsevo Cemetery, is a cemetery in Moscow, Russia.
Ksenia Leonidovna Khairova is a Soviet and Russian stage and film actress.
Lyubov Sergeevna Sokolova was a Soviet and Russian cinema actress, named a People's Artist of the USSR. She played in the movie more than 300 roles.
Kommunarka shooting ground was an execution site of the NKVD located near Kommunarka, Moscow Oblast from 1937 to 1941.
Belorussian Station is a 1971 Soviet drama film directed by Andrei Smirnov.
Far from Moscow is a 1951 Soviet war drama film directed by Aleksandr Stolper and starring Nikolai Okhlopkov, Lev Sverdlin and Pavel Kadochnikov. It is based on Vasily Azhayev's 1948 novel of the same title. A major production by Mosfilm, it was awarded the Stalin Prize.
Could One Imagine?, also released as Love and Lies, is a 1981 Soviet drama film directed by Ilya Frez based on the eponymous novella by Galina Shcherbakova.
Nikolai Ignatevich Vinogradov was an officer of the Soviet Navy who rose to the rank of admiral.
Andrei Trofimovich Chabanenko was an officer of the Soviet Navy. He rose to the rank of admiral and was commander of the Northern Fleet.
Workers' Settlement is a 1965 Soviet drama film directed by Vladimir Vengerov.
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