Russian assassinations transformed Russian history more than any other country. Assassinations in Russia triggered a revolution. But even when it was the USSR, assassinations in the former Soviet Union continued to maintain the status quo. Here is a list of all the Russian people assassinated successfully(sad to say 'successfully', but that's the way the assassins see it). These are all notable deaths because they were caused by assassinations. See below the names of all notable people assassinated in Russia and find more info about them in the discussion column.