Today in Russian History (Part 7)

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

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 823

1945-05-02 - WWII: Battle of Berlin ends as Soviet army takes Berlin and 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
Soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raise the Soviet Union flag on the roof of the Reichstag building in BerlinSoldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raise the Soviet Union flag on the roof of the Reichstag building in Berlin

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 of 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-Soviet movement in Budapest, Hungary
1956-12-11 - Anti-Russian demonstrations 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
1963-10-10 - "From Russia With Love" 2nd James Bond film based on a novel by Ian Fleming, starring Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, premieres in London
1964-10-23 - Japanese beat Russian for 1st Olympic Gold in woman's volleyball
1966-05-05 - Borussia Dortmund of West Germany win 6th European Cup Winner's Cup against Liverpool of England 2-1 in Glasgow
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 - Soviet party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany
1973-05-25 - Borussia Mönchengladbach wins 2nd UEFA Cup at Enschede
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 leader 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
1983-09-14 - US House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner
1984-04-20 - Russian offensive in Panshirvallei Afghanistan
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 1984-08-11 - During radio voice test US President Reagan jokes he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"
1985-06-11 - Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus
1985-06-15 - Russian space probe Vega 2 lands on Venus
1985-10-02 - Russian party leader Gorbachev visits Paris (his first trip abroad)
1986-03-29 - Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,184

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)
1920-07-11 - Yul Brynner, Russian-born actor (d. 1985)
1920-07-21 - Isaac Stern, Kreminiecz Russia, violinist (debut SF Symph)
Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac AsimovAuthor, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov (1920-01-02) 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
1922-11-19 - Yuri Knorozov, Russian epigrapher (d. 1999)
1922-11-22 - Fikret Dzhamil Amirov, Kirovabad Russia, Azerbaijani composer (Shur)
1923-05-06 - Vladimir Etush, Russian actor

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 734

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)
2007-01-19 - Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer (b. 1969)
2007-01-28 - Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (b. 1963)
2007-02-04 - Ilya Kormiltsev, Russian poet and translator (b. 1959)
2007-03-02 - Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (b. 1956)


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