biographical name Andrey Yanuaryevich 1883-1954 Soviet lawyer, politician, & diplomat

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  • Vyshinsky — /vi shin skee/; Russ. /vi shin skyee/, n. Andrei Yanuarievich. See Vishinsky, Andrei Yanuarievich. * * * …   Universalium

  • Vyshinsky — /vəˈʃɪnski/ (say vuh shinskee) noun Andrei Yanuaryevich /anˌdreɪ jənuˈajəvɪtʃ/ (say ahn.dray yuhnooh ahyuhvich), 1883–1954, Soviet jurist, politician, and diplomat, born in Ukraine; public prosecutor at trials held to purge Stalin s rivals… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Vyshinsky, Andrei Yanuarievich — (1883–1954)    Vyshinsky, a Menshevik in his youth, served a sentence for political radicalism with Joseph Stalin in 1907–1908. He apparently befriended Stalin, feeding him from food packages he received from his wealthy parents. In the late… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • Vyshinsky, Andrey — ▪ Soviet statesman Vyshinsky also spelled  Vishinsky   born November 28 [December 10, New Style], 1883, Odessa, Russia died November 22, 1954, New York, New York, U.S.  Soviet statesman, diplomat, and lawyer who was the chief prosecutor during… …   Universalium

  • Vyshinsky, Andrey (Yanuaryevich) — born Dec. 10, 1883, Odessa, Russia died Nov. 22, 1954, New York, N.Y., U.S. Soviet politician and diplomat. A public prosecutor, he taught at Moscow State University. Appointed chief prosecutor of the Soviet Union (1935), he gained worldwide… …   Universalium

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