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Assassinations In Russia And The Former Soviet Union  

Notable Famous Deaths
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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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
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
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
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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