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  2. Grigory Zinoviev - Wikiwand

    Grigory Yevseyevich Zinoviev[a] was a Soviet revolutionary and politician. He was an Old Bolshevik and a close associate of Vladimir Lenin. During the 1920s, Zinoviev was one of the most influential figures in the Soviet leadership and the chairman of the Communist International.

  3. Zinovievism and the degeneration of world Communism

    Grigory Zinoviev, an early twentieth-century leader in the Russian Marxist movement, is today an obscure historical figure, who, when mentioned, is usually dismissed as unserious, unstable, opportunistic, and even ridiculed as farcical.

  4. Zinoviev, Grigory Yevseyevich |

    ZINOVIEV, GRIGORY YEVSEYEVICH (1883–1936), Bolshevik revolutionary leader and associate of Lenin who after 1917 became first an ally, then rival, of Stalin and later fell victim to the Great Purge. Source for information on Zinoviev, Grigory Yevseyevich: Encyclopedia of Russian History dictionary.

  5. Zinoviev, Grigori Yevseyevich |

    ZINOVIEV, GRIGORI YEVSEYEVICH (1883–1936), principal architect of the Communist International and its first chairman. He was Bolshevism's leading advocate of world revolution. He was born Grigori Yevseyevich Radomyslski in Yelizavetgrad (now Kirovograd), Ukraine.

  6. Gregory Zinoviev - History Learning Site

    The History Learning Site, 22 May 2015. 15 May 2023. Gregory Zinoviev was a leading member of the Bolshevik Party. Zinoviev was a loyal follower of Vladimir Lenin but after Lenin’s death and the rise of Joseph Stalin to power, his days were numbered by a man who could not tolerate anyone appearing to be the merest of rivals to him and ...

  7. Zinoviev letter - Wikipedia

    The Zinoviev letter was a fake document published and sensationalised by the British Daily Mail newspaper four days before the general election of October 1924. The letter purported to be a directive from Grigory Zinoviev, the head of the Communist International (Comintern) in Moscow, to the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB), ordering it ...

  8. Grigory Zinoviev | Smart History of Russia

    Grigory Zinoviev. One of the most prominent Soviet political leaders. He was one of three closest companions of Lenin and the leader of Comintern. He lost the power struggle to Stalin and was shot in 1936. Lived: 1883-1936. Zinoviev’s real name was Orsel Gershon Aronov Radomyslsky.

  9. Grigory Zinoviev - Wikimedia Commons

    September 1883 in Jelisawetgrad, heute Kirowohrad, Ukraine; † 25. August 1936 in Moskau) war ein sowjetischer Politiker. English: Grigory Yevseevich Zinoviev ( Григо́рий Евсе́евич Зино́вьев, alternative transliteration Grigorii Ovseyevish Zinoviev, real name Ovsei-Gershon Aronovich Radomyslsky ...

  10. The Zinoviev letter - Russia Beyond

    writer and historian. Follow Russia Beyond on Instagram. In 1924, Grigory Zinoviev's signature - or rather his forged signature - provoked a political crisis in Britain and turned the UK and the ...

  11. 1936: Grigory Zinoviev and Lev Kamenev, Old Bolsheviks

    Zinoviev On this date in 1936, one of the oldest of them, Grigory Zinoviev, was shot with his longtime ally Lev Kamenev. These guys had been major movers and shakers among the early Bolsheviki, adherents of Lenin during the first decade of the century when the aspiration for a Communist Russia seemed hopelessly far-fetched.