Zinoviev, Zinovyev, Zinovieff (Russian: Зиновьев), or Zinovieva (feminine; Зиновьева) is a Russian surname and may refer to:

  • Aleksandr Zinovyev (1922–2006), a Russian logician, sociologist, writer, and satirist
  • Alexander S. Zinoviev, a diplomat
  • Boris Zinovyev (1874–1900), a Russian revolutionary
  • Georgi Zinovyev (1887–1934), a Soviet military leader
  • Grigory Zinoviev (1883–1936), a Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet politician, see also the Zinoviev letter
  • Ivan Zinovyev (1905–1942), an NKVD capitan and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Peter Zinovieff, a British inventor
  • Lydia Zinovieva-Annibal (1866–1907), a Russian writer
  • Sofka Zinovieff (b. 1961), a British journalist and author

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Other articles related to "zinoviev":

Yawning Heights
... the first published novel by Soviet philosopher Alexander Zinoviev ... Zinoviev expressed skepticism and frustration toward writings that attempted to expose and reveal the evils of Soviet communism ... Zinoviev chose, instead, to satirize and ridicule Soviet society in Yawning Heights, presented as the city / nation of Ibansk ...
Moscow Trials - Background
... Stalin, Grigory Zinoviev, and Lev Kamenev formed a ruling 'troika' in early 1923 after Vladimir Lenin had become incapacitated from a stroke ... A few years later, Zinoviev and Kamenev joined the United Front in an alliance with Trotsky which favored Trotskyism and opposed Stalin specifically ... Trotsky was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1929 and Kamenev and Zinoviev temporarily lost their membership in the Communist Party ...
Rise Of Joseph Stalin - Downfall of Trotsky
... In the months following Lenin's death, Stalin's disputes with Kamenev and Zinoviev intensified ... At the Fourteenth Party Congress in December 1925, Stalin openly attacked Kamenev and Zinoviev, revealing that they had asked for his aid in expelling from the Party ... him in ideological opposition to Trotsky, Kamenev, and Zinoviev ...
Rise Of Joseph Stalin - The Great Terror
... Within hours of Kirov's death, Stalin declared Grigory Zinoviev and his supporters to be responsible for Kirov's murder ... Lev Kamenev and Grigory Zinoviev were arrested and, to escape long prison sentences, confessed to political and moral responsibility for Kirov's murder ... Hundreds of oppositionists linked to Kamenev and Zinoviev were arrested and exiled to Siberia ...