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Andrei Tarkovsky

Andrei Tarkovsky's feature films were not widely seen, yet he emerged from Soviet Russia as one of their best filmmakers. These days, he's most famous for Stalkers, his 1979 version of the science…

Tarnovsky, Andrei

(Encyclopedia) Tarnovsky, Andrei, 1932–86, Soviet film director, grad. State Institute of Cinematography (1960), where he made several notable short films. The son of poet Arseni…

Grechko, Andrei Antonovich

(Encyclopedia) Grechko, Andrei Antonovich əndrā´ əntô´nəvĭch grĕch´kō [key], 1903–76, Soviet army officer and minister of defense. As a World War II commander he took part in the…

Tupolev, Andrei Nikolayevich

(Encyclopedia) Tupolev, Andrei Nikolayevich əndrā´ nyĭkəlī´əvĭch to͞opō´lĕf [key], 1888–1972, Soviet aeronautical engineer, educated at the Moscow Technical Institute. In 1918 he…

Platonov, Andrei

(Encyclopedia) Platonov, Andrei ändrā´ plŏ´tənûf [key], 1899–1951, Russian novelist and short-story writer. Platonov's writing focuses on the threat industrialization poses to…

Zhdanov, Andrei Aleksandrovich

(Encyclopedia) Zhdanov, Andrei Aleksandrovich əndrā´ əlyĭksän´drəvĭch zhdä´nôf [key], 1896–1948, Soviet Communist leader. A loyal supporter of Stalin , he was made (1934)…

Gromyko, Andrei Andreyevich

(Encyclopedia) Gromyko, Andrei Andreyevich grōmē´kō, Rus. əndrā´ əndrā´yəvĭch grəmĭ´kə [key], 1909–89, Soviet diplomat. A member of the Communist party from 1931, he entered (1939) the…

Sakharov, Andrei Dmitriyevich

(Encyclopedia) Sakharov, Andrei Dmitriyevich, 1921–89, Soviet nuclear physicist and human-rights advocate; first Soviet citizen to receive the Nobel Peace Prize (1975). From 1948 to…

Vishinsky, Andrei Yanuarievich

(Encyclopedia) Vishinsky or Vyshinsky, Andrei Yanuarievich both: əndrā´ yəno͞oär´yĭvĭch vĭshēn´skē [key], 1883–1954, Soviet diplomat and jurist. He studied law at the Univ.…