Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Valery Yakovlevich Leontiev is a Soviet and Russian pop singer whose popularity peaked in the early 1980s. He was titled a People''s Artist of Russia in 1996. He is known as one of the most prominent artists of Russian music. Prior to becoming such a well known singer, he faced a hard childhood and struggle with his parents. His original dream was to pursue a career in oceanography, unfortunately, his brilliance didn''t allow him that as he failed to pass the entry exams into and get accepted to a college.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Vsevolod Borisovich Bessonov (Russian: ) (1932-1970) was a Soviet Navy submarine commander and hero of the Soviet Union. He was killed durng the sinking of the Soviet submarine K-8 Bessonov joined the Soviet Navy in 1951. He was a torpedo specialist in the submarine arm of the Soviet Northern Fleet and was awarded the order of the Red Banner for taking part in tests on the nuclear armed torpedo near Novaya Zemlya.In 1968 Bessonov was appointed 2nd in command of the nuclear powered submarine K8. He was made Captain 2nd Rank and commander of this boat in 1970.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Vsevolod Mikhailovich Bobrov (Russian: , December 1, 1922 July 1, 1979) was a Soviet athlete, who excelled in both football (soccer), bandy, and ice hockey. He is considered one of the best Russians ever in all of those sports. Bobrov (2nd from right) with his teammates from the 1948 Soviet league champion hockey team.Bobrov was born in Morshansk. After serving in the Soviet Army during World War II he was invited to play football for the Army club CSKA Moscow in 1945. Playing until 1953 for CSKA, VVS, and Spartak, he would go on to win the Soviet Championship three times, scoring 97 goals in only 116 games. Bobrov led the country in goals in 1945 with 24 and 1947 with 14. In 1945, Vsevolod was a guest player for Dynamo Moscow's tour of Great Britain, and drew rave reviews after scoring six goals as the Russian club played such teams as Chelsea, Arsenal, and Rangers.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Valery Lvovich Nazarov is a Russian official and politician. From October 12, 1999, to November 10, 2003, Nazarov was the Chairman of the City Property Management Committee of the Saint Petersburg City Administration. From June 29, 2000, to November 10, 2003, he was also a vice governor of Saint Petersburg. From January 11 March 12, 2004, he was Chief of the Control Directorate of the Russian presidential administration appointed by President Vladimir Putin. From March 12, 2004 until May 2008, he was the Head of the Russian Federal Agency for Federal Property Management (Rosimushchestvo). He had four deputies. Two of them, Lyudmila Pridanova and Sergey Sysoev, were his deputies also when Nazarov served as the Chairman of the Saint Petersburg City Property Management Committee. He was replaced by Yury Petrov in May 2008.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Vstrechny (Russian: ) is an inhabited locality (an urban-type settlement) in Bilibinsky District of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia, located about 25 kilometers (16 mi) ENE of Bilibino. Population: 13 (2002 Census) 1,641 (1989 Census).. The latest census data shows the population to consist of 12 males and 1 femaleThe settlement was originally created like many throughout this part of Chukotka to house the workers and administration of the nearby mines. When the mines were deemed to be uneconomic, the settlement mostly depopulated by 1996.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Valery Pavlovich Pechyonkin is a Russian businessman and security services official. He graduated from Lugansk Machine-Building Institute and KGB Higher School. Until 2000 he had worked for the KGB and successor organizations to it. Until 1995 he had been the Chief of the Novosibirsk Oblast FSB Directorate, and later, in 1995 2000, led the Counterintelligence Department of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB), in 1997 2000 as a Deputy FSB Director. Pechyonkin has been promoted to Lieutenant General. Since 2001 he has been Deputy Director for assets protection of Oleg Deripaska''s SibAl (now renamed to Basic Element), a huge aluminium producing company, and a member of its Management Committee.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Sir Paul Vinogradoff (November 18 (30), 1854, Kostroma, Russia December 19, 1925, Paris, France) was a highly reputable Anglo-Russian historian-medievalist. He became professor of history at the University of Moscow, but his zeal for the spread of education brought him into conflict with the authorities, and consequently he was obliged to leave Russia. Having settled in England, Vinogradoff brought a powerful and original mind to bear upon the social and economic conditions of early England, a subject which he had already begun to study in Moscow.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Valentin Ivanovich Prokopov is a Russian water polo player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics. In 1952 he was part of the Soviet team which finished seventh in the Olympic water polo tournament. He played all nine matches and scored at least two goals (not all scorers are known). Four years later he won the bronze medal with the Soviet team in the 1956 tournament. He played six matches without scoring a goal.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Valentin Krasnogorov is one of the most known Russian dramatists. Krasnogorov's first play, An Ideal Man, was written in 1976. His plays Let's Have Sex!, The Dog, Small Tragedies, The Delights of Adultery, Somebody Must Leave, Now or Never, Love Medicine, Several Hours From The Life of a Man and a Woman, That Weak Gentle sex, The Bride's Room, A Cruel Lesson, et al. have been performed in more than 200 theaters of different countries, including the best Russian theaters, such as Maly Theater Theater of Europe of Lev Dodin, Tovstonogov Theater, and Alexandrinsky Theatre in St.Petersburg.