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How far did the Great Terror reach into Soviet mathematics?

"Great terror" is indeed ambiguous. Essentially the whole period from 1917 to 1953 was the epoch of terror. To the mathematicians murdered by NKVD/KGB listed in Moishe Kohan's answer I can ...
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How far did the Great Terror reach into Soviet mathematics?

First of all, the terminology "Great Terror" is ambiguous: Some authors limit the period to 1937-38, some to 1934-39, etc. In the answer, I will be using the time period 1929-1953. I can ...
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Did the Soviet Union have their own discoveries in the development of semiconductors and the semiconductor industry?

Here is a partial translation of a Russian article about the history of semiconductors (part that addresses Soviet contributions): 1948-1950. Not only in the United States, but also in other ...
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What did the Soviets do with German scientists after WWII?

According to Boris Chertoks, Rockets and People, a four volume memoir on the Soviet rocket programme and the most cited text in this area, several hundred Nazi era German scientists were brought into ...
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