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Bukharin, Nikolai

Line breaks: Ni¦ko|lai Bu|kha¦rin
Pronunciation: /bʊˈkɑːrɪn
 
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Definition of Bukharin, Nikolai in English:

( 1888–1938), Russian revolutionary activist and theorist; full name Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin. Editor of Pravda (1918–29) and Izvestia (1934-7), a member of the Politburo (1924-9), and chairman of Comintern from 1926, he was executed in one of Stalin’s purges.

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