Who's Who of Russian History and Current Events
U - Z

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F-JF G H I J
K-OK L M N O
P-TP Q R S T
U-ZU V W X Y Z

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NameEraCommentsSources
UReferences
VReferences
Grand Duke Vladimir Cyril Romanov (1917 - 1992).SovietSee separate entry
Voroshilov, Kliment Yefremovich (1881-1969).SovietClose associate of Stalin.
Defence Commissar.
Soviet President 1953-1960.
SOL74:636.
Vyakhirev, Rem.Post SovietCEO of Gazprom until 31st May 2001.
'Stalwart' of the Yeltsin era.
Replaced by Putin man Alexei Miller 1st June 2001.
"Miller Rising", EC, 2nd June 2001, p.60.
Vyshinsky, Andrei Yanuaryevich (1883-1954).Soviet.Lawyer and diplomat.
Former Menshevik, turned Bolshevik.
Chief State Prosecutor in Show Trials (1936-1938).
Deputy Foreign Commissar and Minister (1939-1949 and 1953-1954).
Foreign Minister (1949-1953).
SOL74:636.
WReferences
Witoelar, RachmatForeignFormer Indonesian Ambassador to Russia.
See separate entry
XReferences
YReferences
Yeltsin, Boris.Soviet,
Post Soviet
See PWHCE's full length tribute/biography.
ZReferences
Zamyatin, Evgeny.Early SovietDisillusioned Bolshevik author.
Most famous work is We, a science fiction novel dealing with the overthrow of a society based on mathematical reasoning.


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