Timofey Petrovich Samsonov (Russian : Тимофей Петрович Самсонов) (9 May 1888 – 28 October 1955) was a Russian revolutionary, Soviet politician and veteran of the Russian Civil War.
He became a member of the Bolshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party in 1906 but left the Party to join an Anarcho-Syndicalist group. He later rejoined the Russian Communist Party (b) in 1918 and served in the Civil War.
He was a member of the Central Committee elected by the 15th Congress of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks), the Central Committee elected by the 16th Congress of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks) and the Central Committee elected by the 17th Congress of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). He was Chief Administrator (1927–1935) and head of the Accounting Department (1932–1934) of the Central Committee. He retired in 1955 and died two months later in Moscow.
The Battle of Bolimów was an inconclusive battle of World War I fought on January 31, 1915 between Germany and Russia and considered a preliminary to the Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes.
Oleg Nikolayevich Trubachyov was a Soviet and Russian linguist. A researcher of the etymology of Slavic languages and Slavic onomastics, specialist in historical linguistics and lexicographer. He was a Doctor of Sciences in Philological Sciences, an academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and served as the editor-in-chief of the Etimologiya yearbook. His works are on the etymology of Slavic languages and on East Slavic onomastics.
Wrangel's Fleet was the last remnant of the Black Sea Fleet of the Imperial Russian Navy and existed from 1920 until 1924. This squadron was a "White" unit during the Russian Civil War. It was known also as the Russian Squadron.
Mikhail Alexandrovich Chernov was a Russian politician and Soviet statesman who was executed during the Great Purge.
Beklemishevskaya Tower is a tower at the Eastern edge of Moscow Kremlin Wall. It was named after a boyar Ivan Bersen-Beklemishev, whose house had been adjacent to the tower from the Kremlin side. It was earlier known as Russian: Москворецкая tower based its position on the near Moskva River. It is similar to the other two towers standing at the other corners of the Kremlin triangle, Vodovzvodnaya and Uglovaya Arsenalnaya rowers. While these towers are cylindrical, all other towers of the Kremlin’s Wall have been built on a square plan base.
The Shamkhalate of Tarki, or Tarki Shamkhalate — was a Kumyk state in the eastern part of the North Caucasus, with its capital in the ancient town of Tarki. It formed on the territory populated by Kumyks and included territories corresponding to modern Dagestan and adjacent regions. After subjugation by the Russian Empire, the Shamkhalate's lands were split between the Empire's feudal domain with the same name extending from the river Sulak to the southern borders of Dagestan, between Kumyk possessions of the Russian Empire and other administrative units.
Freemasonry in Russia started in the 18th century and has continued to the present day. Russian Freemasonry pursue humanistic and educational purposes, but more attention is given to ethical issues. It was a spiritual community of people united in an effort to contribute to the prosperity of the Motherland and the enlightenment of the people living in it.
The South Ural Military District was a military administrative division of the Soviet Armed Forces. It existed from 1 December 1941 to 15 January 1958.
Ivan Gavrilovich Blinov was an outstanding Russian calligrapher and miniaturist, bookmaking master, who worked in the traditional manner.
The Lopukhin family was a noble family of the Russian Empire, forming one of the branches of the Sorokoumova-Glebov family. Eudoxia Lopukhina married Peter the Great. When Pyotr Lopukhin's son died childless, the family's princely title passed to Nikolai Petrovich Demidov-Lopukhin. The present Prince Lopukhin-Demidov is Nikolai Alexander Paul Demidoff born in 1976.
Juris Aploks was an officer of Latvian Riflemen and later a Soviet Komdiv.
Stepan Andrianovich Kalinin was a Soviet army commander. He fought in the Imperial Russian Army during World War I before going over to the Bolsheviks during the subsequent civil war. He was promoted to Komkor in 1938. He was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He was a recipient of the Order of Lenin and the Order of the Red Banner. He retired at the age of 56.
Yelisey Ivanovich Goryachev was a Soviet Komkor. He fought in the Imperial Russian Army in World War I before going over to the Bolsheviks.
Grigory Davidovich Khakhanyan was a Georgian-born ethnic Armenian Soviet komkor. He fought in the Imperial Russian Army in World War I before going over to the Bolsheviks during the subsequent Civil War. During the Great Purge, he was arrested on February 1, 1938 and executed the following year.
Jalil Mammadali oghlu Javadov was a Soviet Azerbaijani commander, counter admiral (1968), first admiral of Azerbaijan and Turkic-muslim world of the USSR, chairman of Republic Committee of Army, Aviation, Volunteer Assistance Society of Azerbaijan SSR (1954-1971), member of the 5th convocation (1959-1963) of the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijan SSR.
Aleksey Valerievich Ryabinin. Russian Public Ombudsman for Copyright and Intellectual Property. Russian economist, politician and writer. Member of the Moscow City Parliament (2009–2014), a member of Russian Journalist Union.
The Ramensky family hoax was one of the most successful Russian hoaxes, concocted by Antonin Ramensky (1913–1985), a retired Soviet Komsomol and Communist Party activist, who presented himself to journalists as a bedridden and sometimes moribund invalid. He pursued the hoax since 1961 until his death and was not exposed until a year after it.
The Institute of International Relations is one of the institutes at Kazan Federal University. Its history began with the founding of Kazan Imperial University in 1804. The institute was renamed on September 1, 2018. From 2013 it was called the Institute of International Relations, History and Oriental Studies.
The Main Political Directorate of the Soviet Army and Soviet Navy was the central [military]-political organ of administration in the Soviet Armed Forces in 1919 through 1991 and controlled by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Matvey Kuzmich Lyubavsky was a Russian and Soviet historian, professor, academic and rector of the Moscow University from 1911 to 1917.