Today in Russian History (Part 7)

Russia: Chechnya - Dagestan - Kamchatka - Khabarovsk - Mordovia - Moscow - Saint Petersburg - Tatarstan - Volgograd

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 830

1944-10-28 - Russia & Bulgaria sign weapons pact
1945-01-27 - Russia liberates Auschwitz & Birkenau Concentration Camp (Poland)
1945-02-06 - Russian Red Army crosses the river Oder
1945-04-09 - World War II: The Battle of Königsberg, East Prussia, ends.
1945-04-21 - Russian army arrives at outskirts of Berlin
1945-04-30 - Russian Army frees Ravensbruck concentration camp
1945-05-02 - Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders
1945-05-10 - Russian troops occupied Prague
1945-06-04 - US, Russia, Britain & France agree to split occupied Germany
1945-08-20 - Russian troops occupy Harbin & Mukden
1946-04-07 - Part of East Prussia incorporated into Russian SFSR
1947-02-20 - State of Prussia ceases to exist.
1948-07-08 - 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow
1948-10-21 - UN reject Russian proposal to destroy atomic weapons
1949-05-27 - Russian stop train traffic West-Berlin
1949-10-07 - German Democratic Republic formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day). Wilhelm Pieck becomes 1st president, Otto Greatwohl becomes 1st premier
1951-05-07 - Intl Olympic committee allows Russia to participate in 1952 Olympics
Soviet Union Premier Joseph StalinSoviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin 1951-10-06 - Stalin proclaims USSR has atom bomb
1953-02-11 - USSR breaks diplomatic relations with Israel
1953-06-26 - Russian vice-premier/interior minister Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria arrested
1953-08-08 - Russia's Georgi Malenkov reports possession of hydrogen bomb
1953-08-20 - Russia publicly acknowledges hydrogen bomb test detonation
1954-03-07 - Russia wins title in their 1st international ice hockey competition
1954-05-07 - US, Great Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO
1954-06-27 - 1st atomic power station opens (Obninsk, near Moscow, Russia)
1955-01-25 - Russia ends state of war with Germany
1956-07-16 - Karelo-Finnish SSR becomes part of Russian SFSR
1956-11-04 - 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest
1956-12-11 - Anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland
1957-01-06 - Yeshiva Kol Ya'ackov opens in Moscow Russia
1957-03-12 - German DR accepts 22 Russian divisions
1957-10-25 - Russian minister of Defense Zjoekov deposed
1957-11-18 - Tunisia refuses Russian weapons
1958-04-01 - Marshal Nikolai Bulganin becomes director of Soviet State Bank
1959-05-18 - "Russian Band Stand" by Spencer & Spencer hits #91
1960-05-01 - Russia shoots down Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane over Sverdlovsk
1960-07-12 - Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.
1961-01-01 - Russia introduces a new ruble worth $1.11
1961-01-16 - Russian espionage ring detected in Great Britain
1961-06-17 - Russian ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev defects to west in Frankfurt
1961-08-06 - Gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits)
1961-11-11 - Molotov, Malenkov & Kaganovitsj expelled from USSR's communist party
1962-02-04 - Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game
1962-08-11 - Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3
1962-08-12 - Russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15
35th US President John F. Kennedy35th US President John F. Kennedy 1962-10-18 - JFK meets Soviet minister of foreign affairs Andrei Gromyko
1962-10-22 - JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba
1962-10-26 - JFK warns Russia that the USA will not allow Soviet missiles to remain in Cuba
1962-10-27 - Black Saturday - Russian nuclear missile crisis in Cuba
1963-03-13 - 2 Russian reconnaissance flights over Alaska
1963-06-19 - 2 Russian space missions return to Earth
1963-07-25 - US, Russia & Britain sign nuclear Test ban treaty
1964-05-27 - "From Russia With Love" premieres in US
1964-10-23 - Japanese beat Russian for 1st Olympic Gold in woman's volleyball
1966-05-05 - Borussia Dortmund wins 6th Europe Cup II
1968-08-21 - After 5 years Russia once again jams Voice of America radio
1968-10-16 - Czechoslovakia & Russian "accord" rules allies Soviet forces
1968-12-31 - 1st supersonic airliner flown (Russian TU-144)
1969-03-02 - Chinese-Russian borders fight (approx 70 die)
1969-03-15 - Violent Chinese-Russian border dispute leaves 100s dead
1969-05-17 - Russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus
1969-07-13 - Russia launches unmanned Luna 15 to Moon
1969-07-21 - Russia's Luna 15 impacts moon after 52 lunar orbits
1970-05-04 - Premier Kosygin affirms existence Russian military advisors in Egypt
1970-09-04 - Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova gets political asylum
1970-10-15 - Russian passenger flight hijacked to Turkey
1970-11-04 - Russian nuclear physicist Sacharov forms Human Rights Comittee
1970-11-17 - Russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon
1970-11-18 - Russia lands self propelled rover on Moon
1971-09-24 - 90 Russian diplomats expelled from Britain for spying
1972-02-14 - Luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon
1972-07-18 - Egyptian president Anwar Sadat throws out 20,000 Russian military aids
1972-09-25 - Dutch air force drives away Russian Tupolev-bomber
1973-05-18 - Russian party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany
1973-05-25 - Borussia Mönchengladbach wins 2nd UEFA Cup at Enschede
1973-06-17 - Russian party leader Brezhnev visits US
1973-06-25 - Russian communist party leader Brezhnev visits France
1975-05-21 - Borussia Mönchengladbach wins 4th UEFA Cup at Enschede
1976-04-09 - US & Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use
1976-07-30 - Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball
1976-09-06 - Russian pilot Belenko defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet
1977-06-01 - Russia charges Jewish rights activist Anatoly Shcharansky with treason
1977-08-17 - Russian nuclear sub "Artika" is 1st to North Pole
1978-04-14 - Korean Air Lines Boeing 707, fired on by Soviets, crashes in Russia
1978-04-27 - Afghanistan revolution (National Day), pro-Russian military coup
1978-05-04 - Russian president Brezhnev visits West-Germany
1978-05-18 - Russian dissident Yuri Orlov exiled to compulsory work
1978-07-13 - Russian dissident Ginsburg/Piatkus/Sjtsjaranki sentence to work camp
1979-04-10 - Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian
1979-05-23 - Borussia Mönchengladbach wins 8th UEFA Cup at Düsseldorf
1979-08-17 - 2 Russian passenger planes collide above Ukraine, 173 killed
1979-09-24 - Russian ice skaters Protopopov & Beloussova ask for asylum in Switzerland
1980-01-01 - Mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran
1980-07-16 - Polish railway workers block railway to Russia
1981-06-23 - Amanda Maccaro becomes 1st American to win Russian Ballet Competition
1982-03-01 - Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus, sends back data
1982-03-05 - Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data
1982-11-02 - Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
1983-01-23 - Russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean
1983-05-23 - Radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghanistan Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,187

1904-09-15 - Tom Conway, Russia, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show)
1904-12-07 - Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer (d. 1991)
1904-12-28 - Sergei Yutkevich, St Petersburg Russia, director (Otello, Banya)
1904-12-30 - Dmitry B Kabalevsky, St Petersburg Russia, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec]
1904-12-31 - Nathan Milstein, Odessa Russia, concert violinist (Phila Orch 1942)
1905-01-02 - Lev Schnirelmann, Gomel, Russian Empire, mathematician (d. 1938)
1905-03-07 - Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki)
1905-03-22 - Grigorij M Kosinzev, Russian director
1905-06-06 - John Gart, Russia, orchestra leader (Paul Winchell Show)
1905-07-08 - Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)
1905-08-28 - Sam Levene, Russia, actor (Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang)
1905-11-17 - Mischa Auer, [Ounskowsky], St Petersburg Russia, actor (My Man Godfrey)
1906-01-08 - Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist
1906-01-12 - Daniil Kharms, Russian playwright (d. 1942)
1906-01-21 - Igor Moiseyev, Russian choreographer (d. 2007)
1906-03-20 - Pavel P Parenago, Russian astronomer
1906-06-29 - Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (d. 1945)
1906-07-03 - George Sanders, Russia, actor (All About Eve-Academy Award 1950)
1906-08-26 - Albert B Sabin, Russia, US microbiologist (oral polio vaccine)
1906-09-08 - Andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP
1906-09-25 - Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, St Petersburg Russia, composer [NS]
1906-10-24 - Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (d. 1968)
1906-11-02 - Daniil Andreev, Russian poet (d. 1959)
1907-02-17 - Charles B Timmer, Dutch translator/writer (Russia Black on White)
1907-04-22 - Ivan Efremov, Russian paleontologist and author (d. 1972)
1907-06-24 - Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (d. 1989)
1907-11-09 - Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, prince
1908-01-19 - Aleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh, Russian mathematician (d. 1971)
1908-03-04 - Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [NS=Mar 17]
1908-03-17 - Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4]
1908-06-12 - Marina Semenova, Russian ballerina
1908-08-23 - Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli)
1908-08-26 - W. B. Henning, Prussian-born Iranist (d. 1967)
1908-09-03 - Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (d. 1988)
1908-09-18 - Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50)
1908-09-30 - David Oistrakh, Odessa Russia, violinist/prof (Moscow Conservatory)
1908-10-06 - Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (d. 1989)
1909-01-22 - Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)
1909-08-21 - Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (d. 1992)
1909-11-22 - Mikhail Mil, Russian aviation designer (d. 1970)
1909-11-27 - Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (d. 1967)
1910-01-08 - Galina Ulanova, St Petersburg Russia, ballerina (Bolshoi)
1910-04-02 - Joeri German, Russian writer
1910-05-16 - Olga Berggolts, Russian poet (d. 1975)
1910-06-08 - Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]
1910-07-23 - Pimen, [Sergei Irzjekov], patriarch Russian-Orthodox Cathederal
1910-09-23 - Soulima Stravinsky, Lausanne Switz, Russian pianist (Igor's son)
1910-12-25 - David Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US dancer (Make Mine Music)
1911-01-14 - Anatoly Rybakov, Russian writer (d. 1998)
1912-01-01 - Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko, Russian mathematician (d. 1995)
1912-01-19 - Leonid V Kantorovich, St Petersburg Russia, economist (Nobel)
1912-02-21 - Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist (Arkadia 598-Schubert)
1912-03-28 - Marina Raskova, Russian navigator (d. 1943)
1912-04-09 - Lew Kopelew, Russian author (d. 1997)
1912-05-09 - Pedro Armendariz, Mexico, actor (From Russia With Love)
1912-08-04 - Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer (d. 1999)
1913-01-07 - Francis De Wolff, England, actor (From Russia With Love)
1913-03-13 - Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian writer
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem BeginIsraeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (1913-08-16) 1913-08-16 - Menachem Begin, Brest Russian Empire, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978), (d. 1992)
1913-10-07 - Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer
1914-01-05 - Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)
1914-03-06 - Kirill P Kondrashin, Moscow Russia, conductor (Hollywood Bowl 1981)
1914-03-08 - Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Russian physicist (d. 1987)
1914-06-15 - Yuri Andropov, Russian KGB chief/1st secretary
1914-06-19 - Anthony Bloom, Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church (d. 2003)
1914-11-25 - Léon Zitrone, Russian-born French journalist and television host (d. 1995)
1915-03-22 - Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (d. 2005)
1915-06-02 - Alexandru Nicolschi, Russian communist (d. 1992)
1915-09-24 - Margarita J Aliger, Russian poetess (Zoja) [OS]
1915-10-07 - Margarita J Aliger, Russian poet (Zoja) [NS]
1916-02-17 - Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(d. 1940)
1916-05-20 - Alexei Petrovich Maresiev, Russian flying ace (d. 2001)
1916-10-19 - Emil Gilels, Odessa Russia, pianist (Brussels Competition-1938)
1917-01-25 - Ilya Prigogine, Russian scientist Nobel Laureate (d. 2003)
1918-05-01 - Gersh Budker, Russian physicist (d. 1977)
1918-07-29 - Vladimir Dudentzev, Russian writer
1918-10-09 - Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (d. 2000)
1918-12-10 - Anatoli Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (d. 1995)
Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr SolzhenitsynWriter and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-12-11) 1918-12-11 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Kislovodsk, Russia, writer (Cancer Ward, Nobel 1970), (d. 2008)
1919-01-30 - Nikolay Glazkov, Russian poet (d. 1979)
1919-06-09 - Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player
1919-10-17 - Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov, Russian physicist
1919-11-10 - Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian inventor (AK-47), (d. 2013)
1920-01-02 - Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)
1920-02-20 - Evgeny Dragunov, Russian weapons designer (d. 1991)
1920-02-29 - Ivan Petrov, Russian operatic bass (d. 2003)
1920-04-27 - Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1997)
1920-06-15 - Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (d. 2008)
Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac AsimovAuthor, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov (1920-01-02) 1920-07-11 - Yul Brynner, Russian-born actor (d. 1985)
1920-07-21 - Isaac Stern, Kreminiecz Russia, violinist (debut SF Symph)
1920-12-17 - Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor (Kafka, Music Box)
1920-12-24 - Evgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine (d. 1944)
1921-10-06 - Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (d. 1997)
1921-10-22 - Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
1922-02-08 - Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
1922-03-07 - Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 2004)
1922-04-02 - Nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964)
1922-04-19 - Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)
1922-04-28 - Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)
1922-09-26 - Nicholas Romanov, French-born pretender to the Russian throne

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 738

1990-05-13 - Venedikt Jerofejev, Russian writer, dies
1990-08-15 - Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician (b. 1962)
1990-08-24 - Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer (b. 1941)
1990-09-09 - Rimantas Antanas Stankiavichus, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46
1990-09-15 - Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 60
1991-01-01 - Charles B Timmer, Dutch writer (Russia Black on White), dies at 83
1991-07-03 - Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer, dies at 77
1991-07-25 - Kaganovitch, Russian minister of Transport for Stalin, dies
1991-10-12 - Arkady Strugatsky, Russian novelist (b. 1925)
1992-02-13 - Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
1992-03-05 - Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
1992-05-04 - Vitali Andreyevich Grishchenko, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 50
1992-07-18 - Viktor Louis, Russian journalist, dies
1992-12-05 - Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41
1992-12-26 - Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist, dies at 80
1993-01-05 - George L George, Russian/US journalist/director/producer, dies at 85
1993-01-06 - Rudolph Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer (Kirov), dies of AIDS at 54
1993-02-11 - Oksana Kostina, Russian gymnist, dies in an auto accident
1993-03-20 - Claudia Yeltsin, mother of Russian president Yeltsin, dies at 85
1993-07-17 - Vladimir Barmyn, Russian inventor (Stalinorgel), dies at 84
1993-07-18 - Sergei Y Vozovikov, Russian major/cosmonaut, dies in accident at 35
1993-08-01 - Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
1993-08-15 - Robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93
1993-09-27 - Andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38
1993-10-12 - Tofik Bakhramov, Russian footballer (b. 1926)
1993-10-25 - Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 54
1993-11-08 - Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
1993-11-23 - Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
1994-01-23 - Nikolai Ogarkov, Russian marshal (Flight KAL 007), dies at 76
1994-01-29 - Jevgeni P Leonov, Russian actor (Gori, Moja Zvezda), dies at 67
1994-02-15 - Andrei Tsjikatilo, [Rostov Ripper], Russian mass murdered, executed
1994-03-22 - Igor Aleinikov, Russian director (tractors, air crash), dies at 32
1994-04-13 - Nikolai Krjoetsjkov, Russian actor (Ballad of Soldatje), dies at 83
1994-06-14 - Michel Vitold, Russian/French actor (Madame et le Mort), dies at 78
1994-06-17 - Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74
1994-08-03 - Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69
1994-08-08 - Leonid Leonov, Russian playwright (Russky Lesson), dies at 95
1994-09-12 - Boris B Yegorov, Russian doctor/cosmonaut (Voskhod I), dies at 56
1994-09-25 - Ludwig Ferdinand von Hohenzollern, Germ prince of Prussia, dies at 86
1994-10-17 - Dmitri Cholodov, Russian journalist, murdered at 27
1995-01-07 - Viktor Vorobyov, Russian general-major, dies in battle
1995-01-11 - Josef Gingold, Russian-American violinist (b. 1909)
1995-02-02 - Alexis d'Anjou de Bourbon-Condé, French prince/Russian, dies at 47
1995-03-01 - Vladislav Listyev, Russian TV-journalist, murdered at 38
1995-05-18 - Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer/actor (Witness), dies at 45
1995-06-23 - Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (b. 1918)
1995-09-19 - Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russia, cosmonaut, dies at 55
1996-03-20 - Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71
1997-02-13 - Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920), Jessica Browne, singer and dancer
1997-03-03 - Stanislav Shatalin, Russian economist (500 Days), dies
1997-04-26 - Yegorov, Russian leader (1994-95), dies
1997-06-12 - Bulat Okudzhava, Russian writer and musician (b. 1924)
1997-06-18 - Lev Kopelev, Russian writer and dissident (b. 1912)
1997-08-01 - Svyatoslav Richter, Russian pianist, dies of heart attack at 82
1997-08-21 - Yuri Nikulin, Russian clown and actor (b. 1921)
1997-10-22 - Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (b. 1905)
1997-12-12 - Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
1998-03-21 - Galina Ulanova, Russian prima ballerina assoluta (b. 1910)
1998-08-03 - Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer (b. 1934)
1998-08-04 - Yuri Artyukhin, Russian cosmonaut (b. 1930)
1998-11-20 - Galina Starovoitova, Russian politician (b. 1946)
1999-02-05 - Wassily Leontief, Russian economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1906)
1999-03-31 - Yuri Knorozov, Russian linguist (b. 1922)
1999-07-27 - Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician (b. 1912)
1999-10-19 - Nathalie Sarraute, Russian-born French writer, dies at 99
2000-02-16 - Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (b. 1918)
2000-02-20 - Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician (b. 1937)
2000-05-08 - Alexander Chislenko, Russian-American transhumanist (b. 1959)
2000-05-18 - Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician and arranger (b. 1946)
2000-06-02 - Svyatoslav Fyodorov, Russian ophthalmologist (b. 1927)
2001-05-12 - Alexei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1925)
2001-07-01 - Nikolay Basov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)
2002-02-24 - Leo Ornstein, Russian-born composer and pianist (b. 1912)
2002-04-28 - Alexander Lebed, Russian general (b. 1950)
2002-05-03 - Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian composer and pianist (b. 1928)
2002-08-24 - Nikolay Guryanov Russian Orthodox Christian mystic and priest (b. 1909)
2003-05-28 - Ilya Prigogine, Russian-born physicist and chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (b. 1917)
2003-06-24 - Vladimir Garin, Russian actor (b. 1987)
2003-07-05 - Roman Lyashenko, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1979)
2003-09-23 - Yuri Senkevich, Russian TV anchorman (b. 1937)
2003-11-03 - Rasul Gamzatov, Russian poet (b. 1923)
2004-01-12 - Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
2004-05-22 - Mikhail Voronin, Russian gymnast (b. 1945)
2004-05-26 - Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh, Russian astronomer (b. 1931)
2004-08-22 - Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (b. 1960)
2004-11-17 - Alexander Ragulin, Russian hockey player (b. 1941)
2004-12-25 - Gennady Strekalov, Russian cosmonaut (b. 1940)
2005-02-06 - Lazar Berman, Russian pianist (b. 1930)
2005-07-09 - Yevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (b. 1931)
2005-08-04 - Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (b. 1932)
2005-08-05 - Polina Astakhova, Russian gymnast (b. 1936)
2005-12-08 - Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and author (b. 1915)
2006-03-12 - Victor Sokolov, Russian dissident journalist and priest (b. 1947)
Gymnast Sofia MuratovaGymnast Sofia Muratova (2006-09-25) 2006-09-25 - Sofia Muratova, Russian Olympic gold winning Gymnast, dies at 77
2006-10-07 - Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (b. 1958)
2006-11-16 - Yuri Levada, Russian sociologist (b. 1930)
2006-11-23 - Alexander Litvinenko, Russian spy (b. 1962)
2006-11-28 - Lyubov Polishchuk, Russian actress (b. 1949)
2006-12-22 - Elena Mukhina, Russian gymnast (b. 1960)
2006-12-22 - Galina Ustvolskaya, Russian composer (b. 1919)


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