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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.

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Peter III of Russia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Peter III of Russia Died at 34 (1728-1762) - Emperor of Russia

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Paul I of Russia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Paul I of Russia Died at 47 (1754-1801) - Emperor of Russia

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Mikhail Miloradovich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Mikhail Miloradovich Died at 54 (1771-1825) - military Governor of Saint Petersburg

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Nikolai Mezentsov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Nikolai Mezentsov Died at 51 (1827-1878) - Executive Director of the Third Section

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Alexander II of Russia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Alexander II of Russia Died at 63 (1818-1881) - Tsar of All the Russias

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Nikolay Alekseyev is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Nikolay Alekseyev Died at 41 (1852-1893) - Mayor of Moscow

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Dmitry Sipyagin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Dmitry Sipyagin Died at 49 (1853-1902) - Russian Interior Minister

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Vyacheslav von Plehve is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Vyacheslav von Plehve Died at 58 (1846-1904) - Russian Interior Minister

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Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovic... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia Died at 48 (1857-1905) - former Governor-General of Moscow

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Pyotr Stolypin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Pyotr Stolypin Died at 49 (1862-1911) - Russian Prime Minister, killed in theater in Kiev

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Grigori Rasputin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Grigori Rasputin Died at 47 (1869-1916) - controversial friar and mystic

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Nicholas II of Russia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Nicholas II of Russia Died at 50 (1868-1918) - Including his family- 1918 July 16

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Alexandra Feodorovna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Alexandra Feodorovna Died at 46 (1872-1918) - Including the family- 1918 July 16

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Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia Died at 14 (1904-1918) - Including the family- 1918 July 16

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Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia Died at 23 (1895-1918) - Including the family- 1918 July 16

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Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaev... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia Died at 21 (1897-1918) - Including the family- 1918 July 16

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Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikola... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia Died at 17 (1901-1918) - Including the family- 1918 July 16

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Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia Died at 19 (1899-1918) - Including the family- 1918 July 16

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Princess Elisabeth of Hesse an... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine Died at 8 (1895-1903) - Grand Duchess of Russia, sister of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of tsar Nicholas II.

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V. Volodarsky is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
V. Volodarsky Died at 27 (1891-1918) - revolutionary

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Wilhelm von Mirbach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Wilhelm von Mirbach German Ambassador in Moscow

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Sergey Kirov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Sergey Kirov Died at 48 (1886-1934) - Bolshevik party leader in Leningrad

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Solomon Mikhoels is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Solomon Mikhoels Died at 58 (1890-1948) - Chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee

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Vladislav Listyev is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Vladislav Listyev Died at 39 (1956-1995) - a Russian journalist and head of the ORT TV Channel

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Dzhokhar Dudayev is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Dzhokhar Dudayev first Chechen separatist President and anti-Russian guerrilla leader

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Valeriy Hubulov is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Valeriy Hubulov South Ossetian politician, former prime minister

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Galina Starovoytova is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Galina Starovoytova Died at 52 (1946-1998) - influential politician, then member of Russian parliament

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Otakhon Latifi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Otakhon Latifi Died at 62 (1936-1998) - Tajik journalist and opposition figure

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Sergei Yushenkov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Sergei Yushenkov Died at 53 (1950-2003) - Russian politician, in Moscow

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Yuri Shchekochikhin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Yuri Shchekochikhin Died at 53 (1950-2003) - Russian journalist, in Moscow

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Paul Klebnikov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Paul Klebnikov Died at 41 (1963-2004) - editor of the Russian edition of Forbes magazine

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Akhmad Kadyrov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Akhmad Kadyrov Died at 53 (1951-2004) - Kremlin-backed President of the Chechen Republic

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Aslan Maskhadov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Aslan Maskhadov Died at 54 (1951-2005) - President of separatist Chechnya

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Anatoly Trofimov is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Anatoly Trofimov Died at 65 (1940-2005) - former FSB deputy director

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Magomed Omarov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Magomed Omarov deputy Interior Minister of Dagestan

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Bayaman Erkinbayev is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Bayaman Erkinbayev Died at 38 (1967-2005) - Kyrgyz MP

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Altynbek Sarsenbayuly is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Altynbek Sarsenbayuly Died at 44 (1962-2006) - Kazakh politician

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Abdul-Halim Sadulayev is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Abdul-Halim Sadulayev Died at 40 (1966-2006) - President of separatist Chechnya

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Anna Politkovskaya is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Anna Politkovskaya Died at 48 (1958-2006) - Russian journalist and human rights campaigner.

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Vitaly Karayev is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Vitaly Karayev Died at 46 (1962-2008) - mayor of Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania

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Kazbek Pagiyev is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Kazbek Pagiyev former mayor of Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania

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Nina Varlamova is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Nina Varlamova mayor of Kandalaksha, Murmansk Oblast

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Stanislav Markelov is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Stanislav Markelov human rights lawyer

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Adilgerei Magomedtagirov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Adilgerei Magomedtagirov interior minister of Dagestan

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Aza Gazgireyeva is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Aza Gazgireyeva deputy chair of Ingushetia Supreme Court

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Bashir Aushev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Bashir Aushev former deputy prime minister of Ingushetia

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Natalia Estemirova is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Natalia Estemirova human rights activist