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Zinoviev

[zi-noh-vee-ef, -nov-yef; Russian zyi-naw-vyif] /zɪˈnoʊ viˌɛf, -ˈnɒv yɛf; Russian zyɪˈnɔ vyɪf/
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Grigori Evseevich
[gryi-gaw-ryee yif-sye-yi-vyich] /gryɪˈgɔ ryi yɪfˈsyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1883–1936, Russian Bolshevik leader.
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Zinoviev

/zɪˈnəʊvɪəf; Russian ziˈnɔvjɪf/
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Grigori Yevseevich, original name Ovsel Gershon Aronov Radomyslsky. 1883–1936, Soviet politician; chairman of the Comintern (1919–26) executed for supposed complicity in the murder of Kirov. He was the supposed author of the forged `Zinoviev letter' urging British Communists to revolt, publication of which helped to defeat (1924) the first Labour Government
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