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Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasyevich(Encyclopedia)Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasyevich mkhyl´ fnä´syvch boolgä´kf [key], 1891–1940, Russian novelist and playwright. He wrote satirical stories (The Deviliad, 1925, tr. 1972) and come...
Larionov, Mikhail(Encyclopedia)Larionov, Mikhail mkhyl´ lryô´nôf [key], 1881–1964, Russian painter. Larionov, together with Natalie Goncharova, was the founder of Rayonism, one of the earliest movements in nonfigura...
Baryshnikov, Mikhail(Encyclopedia)Baryshnikov, Mikhail m´khail brshnkäv´ [key], 1948–, Russian-American dancer and choreographer, b. Riga, Latvia (then in the USSR). He studied in Riga and performed with the Kirov Balle...
Bakunin, Mikhail(Encyclopedia)Bakunin, Mikhail mkhyl´ bkoo´nyn [key], 1814–76, Russian revolutionary and leading exponent of anarchism. He came from an aristocratic family but entered upon revolutionary activities ...
Pogodin, Mikhail Petrovich(Encyclopedia)Pogodin, Mikhail Petrovich mkhyl´ ptrô´vch pgô´dyn [key], 1800–1875, Russian historian and publisher. His conservative journal The Muscovite (1841–56) defended the policies of N...
Tchernaiev, Mikhail Grigoryevich(Encyclopedia)Tchernaiev or Chernyaiev, Mikhail Grigoryevich mkhyl´ grgôr´yvch chrny´f [key], 1828–98, Russian general and Pan-Slavist. Sent on a minor mission to central Asia in 1864, he ex...
Suslov, Mikhail Andreyevich(Encyclopedia)Suslov, Mikhail Andreyevich mkhyl´ ndr´yvch sooslôf´ [key], 1902–82, Soviet politician and ideologist. A Communist party member since 1921, he rose to prominence in the party hie...
Kutuzov, Mikhail Ilarionovich(Encyclopedia)Kutuzov, Mikhail Ilarionovich mkhyl´ lryôn´vch kootoo´zf [key], 1745–1813, Russian field marshal. He fought against the Polish Confederation of Bar (see Bar, Confederation of...
Artzybashev, Mikhail Petrovich(Encyclopedia)Artzybashev, Mikhail Petrovich mkhyl´ ptrô´vch ärtsbä´shf [key], 1878–1927, Russian novelist, playwright, and essayist. Artzybashev's early works were short stories in the manner...
Kalinin, Mikhail Ivanovich(Encyclopedia)Kalinin, Mikhail Ivanovich mkhyl´ vä´nvch kly´nyn [key], 1875–1946, Russian revolutionary.Of peasant origin, he was active in revolutionary affairs from his youth. He became t...
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