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SOKOL’NIKOV Grigoriy Yakovlevich

(1888-1939)

Surname at birth – Brilliant

1921-1923 - Member of Board, People’s Commissariat for Finance, Deputy People’s Commissar for Finance

1923-1926 - People’s Commissar for Finance (Soviet Russia)

1926-1928 – Deputy Chairman of USSR State Planning Committee

1928-1929 – Head of Neftesindikate (Oil Sindicate) of the USSR

1929-1932 – Representative Plenipotentiary (Ambassador) of the USSR to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

1933-1934 – Deputy People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the USSR

1935-1936 – First Deputy of the People’s Commissariat for timber industry of the USSR

Sentenced to death during the period of political repression. Posthumously rehabilitated.

 

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