Abakumov (male) or Abakumova (female) is a Russian surname. People with this surname include:

  • Viktor Semyonovich Abakumov (1894-1954), Soviet security chief
  • Mariya Abakumova (born 1986), Russian javelin thrower
  • Dmitri Abakumov (born 1989), Russian footballer

Other articles related to "abakumov":

Yakov Gilyarievich Etinger
... the Deputy Minister of State Security, who then reported to Minister Viktor Semyonovich Abakumov, who did not believe there was a plot although he and Ryumin were both present at a later interrogation of Dr ... Yet another interrogation in the presence of Abakumov was to follow the next morning, in Ryumin's hope to convince Abakumov that such a case existed, but Etinger died under ...
Mikhail Ryumin
... In late 1952, Ryumin reported to Minister of State Security Viktor Semyonovich Abakumov that Professor Yakov Gilyarievich Etinger had committed malpractice in treating Andrei Zhdanov and ... When Abakumov refused to believe the story, in spite of being present at a later interrogation of Etinger (Etinger died under interrogation the next night), Ryumin went over the head of Abakumov ... As part of this Doctors' Plot Abakumov himself was arrested to be shot, and even Lavrenti Beria may have been in danger ...
Viktor Abakumov - World War II Activities
... Abakumov returned to Moscow Hq on February 12, 1941 as a Senior Major of State Security and, after the reorganization and creation of the new NKGB, he became one of the deputies of Lavrentiy Beria who was ... time (from April 19 to May 20, 1943), Abakumov was one of Stalin’s deputies, when he held the post of People's Commissar of Defence of the USSR ... of Defence of the USSR (or GUKR NKO USSR) better known as SMERSH was created, Abakumov was put in charge of it, in the rank of Commissar (2nd rank) of State Security, and held the title of vice-Commissar of ...
Viktor Abakumov
... Viktor Semyonovich Abakumov (24 April 1908, Moscow – 19 December 1954, Moscow Colonel General), was a high level Soviet security organs official, from 1943 to 1946 the head of SMERSH in the USSR People's ... Abakumov was a notoriously brutal official who was known to torture prisoners personally and was reportedly the only person NKVD head Lavrentiy Beria truly feared ...