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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Biography

Russian authorDied: August 3, 2008Best Known as: Nobel Prize-winning Russian author who struggled against Soviet Communism Deathplace: Moscow, Russia …

Aleksandr Lukashenko,

authoritarian president of Belarus, took 83% of the vote in March elections. The U.S. and other Western nations declared the election fraudulent and called for a new race. For the next severa…

Aleksandr Prokhorov 2002 Deaths

Aleksandr ProkhorovAge: 85 Russian physicist who won a 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in the field of quantum electronics. Died: Moscow, Jan. 8, 2002Chaim PotokM - QHenry Quadracci …

Aleksandr Lebed 2002 Deaths

Aleksandr LebedAge: 52 charismatic governor of Russia's Krasnoyarsk Province and general who in 1991 persuaded Boris Yeltsin to declare himself the military's supreme commander and rally the t…

Thomas P. Whitney Biography

Russian translatorDied: Dec. 2, 2007 (Manhattan, New York) Best Known as: former diplomat, writer, and Russian translator A former diplomat and writer on Rus…

Natalya Reshetovskaya 2003 Deaths

Natalya ReshetovskayaAge: 84 Russian pianist and chemist who was married two times to dissident author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Died: Moscow, May 28, 2003Donald ReganR - ZLeni Riefenstahl …

Timeline: Russian Culture

Part IV: The Soviet Period by David Johnson 1920 1935 1958 1974 2000 Back: Rise of Russia 1918 Greatest Russian symbolist poet, Aleksandr Blok, writes The Twelve, the ult…

Biographies: Deaths of 2008

Deaths of 2008 See also 2007 Deaths 2006 Deaths 2005 Deaths 2004 Deaths 2003 Deaths 2002 Deaths 2001 Deaths 2000 …

Michael Phelps,

swimmer, entered the 2004 Summer Olympics poised to tie or break Mark Spitz's record seven gold medals. While he didn't accomplish the Olympian feat, he did bring home eight medals, tying wit…