RESEARCH TOOLS

MAIN DEFENDANTS, 1936-38 SHOW TRIALS

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1936 Trial (16 defendants)

Zinoviev, Grigori Evseyevich (1883-1936)
Kamenev, Lev (Leon) Borisovich (1883-1936)
Smirnov, Ivan Nikitich (1881-1936)
Evdokimov, Grigori Eremeyevich (1884-1936)
Bakayev (Bakaev), Ivan Petrovich (1887-1936)

1937 Trial (17 defendants)

Pyatakov, Yuri (Georgi) Leonidovich (Piatakov, G. L.) (1890-1937)
Radek, Karl Berngardovich (1885-1939)
Sokolnikov, Grigori Yakovlevich (1888-1939)
Serebryakov (Serebriakov), Leonid Petrovich (1888-1937)
Muralov, Nikolai Ivanovich (1877-1937)

1938 Trial (21 defendants)

Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich (1888-1938)
Rykov, Alexei Ivanovich (1881-1938)
Yagoda, Genrikh Grigorievich (1891-1938)
Krestinsky, Nikolai Nikolayevich (1883-1938)
Rakovsky, Khristian Georgievich (1873-1938)
Rosengoltz (Rozengolts), Arkady Pavlovich (1889-1941)
Ivanov, Vladimir Ivanovich (1893-1938)
Chernov, Mikhail Alexandrovich (1891-1938)

BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIAS
Pollak Library Reference Section, 1st. Floor North

Dictionary of the Russian Revolution  DK 265 .D49 1989
The Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History  DK 14 .M6
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Russia and the Soviet Union  DK 14 .M26
Who´s Who in Russia Since 1900  CT 1203 .M37  1997
Who Was Who in the USSR  CT 1212 .I57
A Biographical Dictionary of the Soviet Union 1917-1988  CT 1213 .V76  1989

OTHER LIBRARY SOURCES

Pollak Library, 6th. floor south, general area DK 254-266 has numerous books and reference works on Russia and the Soviet Union.  Check the indexes in these works for your characters.

RUSSIAN HISTORY LINKS

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History
Abdication of Czar Nicholas II
Alexander Palace Time Machine
"...and they All Confessed"
Attacks on Intelligentsia
Chronology of Russia
Collectivization and Industrialization
Development of Soviet System - Bolshevism and Stalinism
Documents from the Great Terror
Encyclopedia of Marxism
February and October Revolutions
Repression and Terror
Romanov dynasty timeline (1613-1917)
Secret Police
Socialist legality
Trotsky and the 1936-1937 Show Trials

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