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  • the Russian government evacuated to Samara, which was called Kuybyshev in Soviet times.

    The Guardian World News

  • Kuybyshev, named in the 1930s for a leader of the October Revolution, was one of the hundreds of former Soviet cities and towns that had resumed their old, Czarist names during the Soviet collapse of the early 1990s.


  • Kuybyshev is a magnificent city, and an important port on the Volga.


  • A secret political bureau of seven was formed; it comprised all the members of the official Politbureau except me, and included also Kuybyshev, the present chairman of the Supreme Economic Council.

    My Life

  • Kuybyshev, Yaroslavsky, Bubnov, and many of the other current pillars of Stalinism were with him.

    My Life

  • The riverboat, called the Bulgaria, had set out with 188 people on board for a cruise in the Kuybyshev Reservoir, a reach of the upper Volga that is dammed and forms a broad lake, according to state television.

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  • 3 Kuybyshev Street: Kuybyshev Street, named after the Bolshevik revolutionary and Politburo member Valeriyan Kuybyshev, was later renamed Ilinka.

    The Return

  • Each Thursday morning, to the wail of police sirens, a stream of ZIL limousines would pour down Kuybyshev Street from the party’s head office on Staraya Ploshchad “Old Square” to the Kremlin, home of the Soviet government.

    The Return

  • There is nothing to tie me to Kuybyshev, or to any other rebel city. "



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