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Russian Parliamentary and Presidential Elections Ephemera: A Finding Aid

Notes on parties, geographical locations, personal names, and definitions

The names of the parties, geographic locations, and personalities are rendered in the Library of Congress Romanization scheme.

  •  once mentioned, a party's name is abbreviated (see below),
  •  if a geographical location or a person is mentioned more than once in the same text, only the first entry has both English and Russian versions; only the English version is used thereafter,
  •  once mentioned, personal names used repeatedly are given with surname only throughout the document (e.g., Putin instead of V. Putin, V.V. Putin or Vladimir Putin).

Index:  Parties,   Geographical Locations,   Personal Names, and  Definitions

Parties

Party English Russian Abbrevi
ation
Site
Edinaia Rossiia United Russia Единая Россия ER https://er.ru External link
Kommunisticheskaia Partiia Rossiiskoi Federatsii Communist Party of the Russian Federation, CPRF Коммунистическая Партия Российской Федерации; КПРФ KPRF https://kprf.ru External link
Liberal'no-Demokraticheskaia Partiia Rossii The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia Либерально-демократическая партия России, ЛДПР LDPR http://www.ldpr.ru
Spravedlivaia Rossiia A Just Russia Cправедливая Россия JR http://www.spravedlivo.ru External link
Iabloko The Russian Democratic Party Iabloko Российская объединенная демократическая партия «Яблоко», РОДП, formally known as Российская демократическая партия «Яблоко», РДП «Яблоко») Iabloko http://www.yabloko.ru/about/ External link

Geographical Names

NOTE: Oblast' and krai are generic terms for political subdivisions within Russia.

Name In Cyrillic File(s) Notes
Arkhangel'sk г. Архангельск 1.3  
Arkhangel'sk Oblast' Архангельская область 1.3  
Astrakhan' г. Астрахань 1.6  
Bolotnaia Square, Moscow Болотная площадь, г. Москва 1.6 Traditional site for protests in Moscow
Boulevard Ring, a street in Moscow Бульварное Кольцо,
г. Москва
2.7  
BTsBK, Lake Baikal БЦБК, озеро Байкал 2.5 Pulp and paper mill near Lake Baikal
Chertanovo-Tsentral'noe District, Moscow Район Чертаново-Центральное, г. Москва 2.8  
Izmailovo Concert Hall, Moscow Концертный Зал Измайлово,
г. Москва
1.3 Traditional location for holding conventions
Irkutsk Oblast' Иркутская область 2.5  
Kaluzhskaia Square, Moscow Калужская площадь,
г. Москва
2.7 Traditional site for protests in Moscow
Khimkinskii Forest, Moscow Oblast' Химкинский Лес,
Московская oбласть
1.2 Khimkinskii Les is near the city of Khimki in Moscow Oblast'
Khoroshovo-Mnevniki District, Moscow Район Хорошово-Мневники,
г. Москва
1.7  
Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Moscow Храм Христа Спасителя,
г. Москва
1.7  
Red Square, Zhukov Monument, Moscow Красная площадь, памятник Жукову, г. Москва 1.6  
Krasnoiarsk Krai Красноярский край 1.3  
KrAZ, Krasnoiarsk Krai КрАЗ or «РУСАЛ» Красноярский алюминиевый завод» ОАО «РУСАЛ Красноярск» 1.3 The world's second largest aluminum plant, located in Krasnoiarsk Krai
Kurgan Oblast' Курганская область 1.3  
Leningrad Oblast' Ленинградская область 1.2 Leningrad Oblast' is the official name of the region of St. Petersburg; the name of the region did not change with the renaming of the city, which is the capital of the region
Leningrad Highway, Moscow Ленинградское шоссе,
г. Москва
1.7  
Lubianka Square, Moscow Лубянская площадь,
г. Москва
2.7 Traditional site for protests in Moscow
Magnitogorsk, Cheliabinsk Oblast' Магнитогорск,
Челябинская область
1.6  
Maiakovskii Square, Moscow. Same as Triumphal Square Площадь Маяковского (другое название Триумфальная площадь) 1.6 Also known as Maiak / Маяк. Traditional site for protests in Moscow
Meshchera National Park, Riazan Oblast' Национальный парк «Мещёрский»,
Рязанская область
1.2  
Mitino District, Moscow Район Митино, г. Москва 1.7  
Moscow г. Москва 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.7  
Moscow metro system, Moscow Московское метро, г. Москва 1.7, 2.8  
Moscow Oblast' Московская oбласть 1.1, 1.5 The same as «Подмосковье»
Nagatino-Sadovniki District, Moscow Район Нагатино-Садовники,
г. Москва
1.6  
Nizhnii Novgorod Oblast' Нижегородская область 1.2  
Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast' г. Нижний Тагил,
Свердловская область
1.6  
Nornikel, Krasnoiarsk Oblast' Норникель 1.3  
Novopushkinskii Square, Moscow Новопушкинский сквер,
г. Москва
1.6  
Olimpiiskii Sports Facility, Moscow Олимпийский Спорткомплекс, г. Москва 2.2 Traditional location for holding conventions
Podol'sk, Moscow region г. Подольск,
Московская oбласть
1.6  
Pokrovskoe-Streshnevo District, Moscow Район Покровское-Стрешнево,г. Москва 1.7  
Prospekt Sakharova, a street in Moscow Проспект Сахарова,
г. Москва
1.6 Traditional site for protests in Moscow
V. A. Giliarovskii Psychiatric hospital, Moscow Психиатрическая больница имени В.А. Гиляровского,
г. Москва
2.3  
Pushkin Square, Moscow Пушкинская площадь,
г. Москва
1.2 Traditional site for protests in Moscow
Rossiia Concert Hall, in Luzhniki, Moscow ГЦКЗ Россия в Лужниках,
г. Москва
2.5 Traditional location for holding conventions
Saratov Oblast' Саратовская область 1.2  
Shchukino District, Moscow Район Щукино, г. Москва 1.7  
Simbirsk г. Симбирск 1.3 Modern Ul'ianovsk (г. Ульяновск)
Simbirsk Oblast' Симбирская губерния 1.3 Modern Ul'ianovsk Oblast' (Ульяновская область)
Smolensk г. Смоленск 1.3  
Spaso-Kamennyi Monastery, Vologda Oblast' Спасо-Каменный монастырь, Вологодская область 1.7  
St. Petersburg г. Санкт-Петербург 1.1, 2.6  
State Historical Public Library of Russia (GPIB), Moscow Государственная публичная историческая библиотека России (ГПИБ России),
г. Москва
1.8 Supplier of ephemera materials to the Library of Congress
Tol'iatti, Samara Oblast' г. Тольятти, Самарская область 1.6 Location of AutoVAZ (АвтоВАЗ, Волжский автомобильный завод)
Triumphal Square, Moscow Триумфальная площадь,
г. Москва
1.6 Traditional site for protests in Moscow
Tushino District, Moscow Тушинский район, г. Москва 1.7  
Ul'ianovsk Oblast' Ульяновская область 2.5 Former Simbirsk Oblast'
Uralvagonzavod, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast' Уралвагонзавод, г. Нижний Тагил, Свердловская область 1.6 Abbreviation for "Urals Railroad Car Manufacturing Plant" or Научнопроизводственная корпорация «УралВагонЗавод»
Vladivostok г. Владивосток 1.6  


Personal Names


NOTE: Positions/affiliations are as of the time of the elections.

Name Name in Russian Occupation/Affiliation Series/
Folder
Afonin, Iurii Viacheslavovich Афонин, Юрий Вячеславович Secretary of the Leninist Young Communist League of the Russian Federation, KPRF activist 1.3, 2.5
Agaev, A. Агаев, А. Scientist, academician, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences 1.3
Alekseeva, Liudmila Mikhailovna Алексеева, Людмила Михайловна Human rights activist, politicians 1.2
Alferov, Zhores Ivanovich Алферов, Жорес Иванович Academician, Nobel Prize laureate 1.3, 2.5
Arbatov, Aleksei Georgievich Арбатов, Алексей Георгиевич Scientist, politician 1.2
Basilashvili, Oleg Valerianovich Басилашвили, Олег Валерианович Actor 1.2
Bazhov, Pavel Petrovich Бажов, Павел Петрович Russian and Soviet writer 2.1
Bil'zho, Andrei Georgievich Бильжо, Андрей Георгиевич Journalist and cartoonist 1.2
Borshchev, Valerii Vasil'evich Борщев, Валерий Васильевич Iabloko party activist, Moscow 1.2
Bortko, Vladimir Vladimirovich Бортко, Владимир Владимирович Film director and screen writer, KPRF activist 2.5
Budanov, Valerii Iur'evich Буданов, Валерий Юрьевич Retired army officer, son of Colonel Iurii Budanov 1.4
Budanov, Iurii Dmitrievich Буданов, Юрий Дмитриевич Former guards colonel, Russian nationalist 1.4
Bunimovich, Evgenii Abramovich Бунимович, Евгений Абрамович Iabloko party activist, Moscow 1.2
Burkov, Aleksandr Leonidivich Бурков, Александр Леонидович JR Politician 1.5
Bykov, Dmitrii L'vovich Быков, Дмитрий Львович Writer, poet 1.6
Cheburashka Чебурашка A fictitious animal from a cartoon "Cheburashka i ego druz'ia" (Cheburashka and his friends) (Чебурашка и его друзья), famous for its cheerful and extremely friendly disposition 1.6
Cherepkov, Viktor Ivanovich Черепков, Виктор Иванович Leader of the unregistered party "Svoboda i narodovlastie" (Freedom and Peoples Power) (Свобода и Народовластие), former Mayor of Vladivostok and self-nominated presidential candidate 1.6, 2.7
Chernyshova, Nataliia Iur'evna Чернышова, Наталия Юрьевна Economist 2.5
Churov, Vladimir Evgen'evich Чуров, Владимир Евгеньевич Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russia 1.2, 1.6, 2.9
Deripaska, Oleg Vladimirovich Дерипаска, Олег Владимирович Businessman 1.3
Dmitrieva, Oksana Genrikhovna Дмитриева, Оксана Генриховна JR Politician 1.5, 2.1
Dolgikh, Vladimir Ivanovich Долгих, Владимир Иванович Former secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of USSR 1.1
Drapeko, Elena Grigor'evna Драпеко, Елена Григорьевна Actress, JR activist 1.5
Eisenstein, Sergei Mikhailovich Эйзенштейн, Сергей Михайлович Film director 1.3
Gagarin, Iurii Alekseevich Гагарин, Юрий Алексеевич Cosmonaut 1.3
Goriacheva, Svetlana Petrovna Горячева, Светлана Петровна JR politician 1.5
Gubenko, Nikolai Nikolaevich Губенко, Николай Николаевич KPRF candidate, Moscow 1.3
Gudkov, Gennadii Vladimirovich Гудков, Геннадий Владимирович Businessman, JR politician 1.5
Iablokov, Aleksei Vladimirovich Яблоков, Алексей Владимирович Scientist, Iabloko party activist 1.2
Iavlinskii, Grigorii Alekseevich Явли́нский, Григо́рий Алексе́евич Economist, Iabloko party co-founder, presidential candidate 2.6
Ivanenko, Sergei Viktorovich Иваненко, Сергей Викторович Iabloko party activist, Moscow 1.2
Karamzin, Nikolai Mikhailovich Карамзин, Николай Михайлович 19th-century Russian historian and writer 1.3
Kashin, Vladimir Ivanovich Кашин, Владимир Иванович Academician of the All-Russia Academy of Agricultural Sciences, KPRF activist 2.5
Khovanskaia, Galina Petrovna Хованская, Галина Петровна JR politician 1.5
Khovrin, Nikolai Ivanovich Ховрин, Николай Иванович Admiral, commander of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet in the 1970s 1.6
Kislitsyn, Vasilii Aleksandrovich Кислицын, Василий Александрович KPRF candidate, Kurgan region 1.3
Knyshov, Anatolii Nikolaevich Кнышов, Анатолий Николаевич Aviator, Hero of the Russian Federation 1.5
Kolokolova, Olga Arkad'evna Колоколова, Ольга Аркадьевна Iabloko party activist, Perm' region 1.2
Komoedov, Vladimir Petrovich Комоедов, Владимир Петрович Admiral 1.3, 2.5
Kostenko, N.I. Костенко, Н.И. KPRF candidate, Kurgan region 1.3
Kovalenko, A.V. Коваленко, Н.А. KPRF candidate, Kurgan region 1.3
Kozak, Dmitrii Nikolaevich Козак, Дмитрий Николаевич Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation 1.1
Krichevskii, Nikita Aleksandrovich Кричевский, Никита Александрович Economist, JR activist 1.5
Krupennikov, Vladimir Aleksandrovich Крупенников, Владимир Александрович Chairman of the "Strategiia" social organization for disabled veterans 1.1
Kuchanov, Il'ia Semenovich Кучанов, Илья Семенович Teacher, Head librarian of the State Historical Public Library of Russia, Moscow 1.6
Kuz'min, V. Кузьмин, B. KPRF candidate, Moscow 1.3
Kuz'mina, Natal'ia Borisovna Кузьмина, Наталья Борисовна   1.5
Leirikh, Anatolii Andreevich Лейрих, Анатолий Андреевич Iabloko party activist, Moscow 1.2
Lenin, Vladimir Il'ich Ленин, Владимир Ильич Founder of the USSR 1.3
Levichev, Nikolai Vladimirovich Левичев, Николай Владимирович Politician, the leader of JR since 2011 1.5, 2.1
Lifshitz, Mikhail Aleksandrovich Лифшиц, Михаил Александрович Marxist philosopher, literary critic 1.6
Lomakin-Rumiantsev, Aleksandr Vadimovich Ломакин-Румянцев, Александр Вадимович Chairman of the All-Russia society of persons with disabilities, JR politician 1.5
Lugovskoi, Vladimir Aleksandrovich Луговской, Bладимир Александрович Soviet poet 1.3
Markova, Rimma Vasil'evna Маркова, Римма Васильевна Actress, chairperson of the Elections HQs for Sergei Mironov, JR presidential candidate 1.5, 2.1
McFaul, Michael Anthony Макфол, Майкл Антони US ambassador to Russia (Jan 2012-Feb 2014) 2.3
Mikhaleva, Galina Mikhailovna Михалева, Галина Михайловна Chairman of the State Committee on the Press in Yeltsin's government; self-nominated presidential candidate 2.7
Mironov, Sergei Mikhailovich Миронов, Сергей Михайлович Politician, the leader of JR till 2011; presidential candidate 1.5, 2.1
Mitrokhin, Sergei Sergeevich Митрохин, Cергей Сергеевич Iabloko politician 1.2
Moscow Professional Club of Psychiatrists Московская общественная организация «Клуб Психиаторов»   2.3
Moskal'kova, Tat'iana Nikolaevna Москалькова, Татьяна Николаевна Lawyer; JR politician 1.5
Muratov, Dmitrii Andreevich Муратов, Дмитрий Андреевич Journalist, editor-in-chief of the newspaper Novaia gazeta 1,2
Nefedov, Sergei Ivanovich Нефедов, Сеpгей Иванович Test pilot, activist in the Rodina Party 1.5
Osipenko, Alla Evgen'evna Осипенко, Алла Евгеньевна Ballerina 1.2
Peunova, Svetlana Mikhailovna Пеунова, Светлана Михайловна Regional politician, chairperson of the Volya Party; self-nominated presidential candidate 2.7
Picasso, Pablo Пикассо, Пабло Artist, Spanish revolutionary activist 1.3
Piotrovskii, Mikhail Borisovich Пиотровский, Михаил Борисович Director of the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Romanovich, Alexandr Leonidovich Романович, Александр Леонидович Politician, JR 1.5
Potanin, Vladimir Olegovich Потанин, Владимир Олегович Businessman 1.3
Prokof'ev, Sergei Sergeevich Прокофьев, Сергей Сергеевич Russian and Soviet composer 1.3
Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich Путин, Владимир Владимирович Prime Minister of Russia, nonpartisan presidential candidate 2.1, 2.3, 2.5
Rashkin, Valerii Fedorovich Рашкин, Bалерий Федорович KPRF candidate, Moscow 1.3
Rusetskaia, Margarita Nikolaevna Русецкая, Маргарита Николаевна Professor at the Moscow Pedagogical University 1.1
Savitskaia, Svetlana Evgenievna Савицкая, Светлана Евгениевна Cosmonaut 1.3
Semigin, Gennadii Iur'evich Семигин, Геннадий Юрьевич The founder of the Patriots of Russia political party (Патриоты России) 1,6
Shevchuk, Iurii Iulianovich Шевчук, Юрий Юлианович Rock musician 1.2
Shishlov, Aleksandr Vladimirovich Шишлов, Александр Владимирович Iabloko party activist, St. Petersburg 1.2
Shvetsova, Liudmila Ivanovna Швецова, Людмила Ивановна Politician, vice chair of the 6th Duma 1.1
Sobianin, Sergei Semenovich Собянин, Сергей Семёнович Moscow Mayor (October 2010 - present) 1.1
Sokurov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich Сокуров, Александр Николаевич Film director 1.2
Solovei, Valerii Dmitrievich Соловей, Валерий Дмитриевич Leader of the party "Novaia Sila" (Новая сила) 1.8
Stalin, Joseph Vissarionovich Сталин, Иосиф Виссарионович Leader of the USSR 1.3
Strugatskii, Boris Arkad'evich Стругацкий, Борис Аркадьевич Writer 1.2
Trushkov, Viktor Трушков, Виктор Professor of political science at Moscow State University, KPRF activist 2.5
Zhirinovskii, Vladimir Vol'fovich Жириновский, Владимир Вольфович Politician, LDPR; presidential candidate 1.4, 2.1, 2.4
Ziuganov, Gennadii Andreevich Зюганов, Геннадий Андреевич Politician, KPRF; presidential candidate 1.3, 2.1


Definitions

Ballot

Business card - a size of a "business card" card with or without contact info that contains election information.

Book

Booklet A small, thin bound book or pamphlet, especially having a paper cover.

Broadsheet paper or newspaper - a large sheet of paper printed on one side only. Strictly, it applies only to a whole, undivided sheet.

Brochure or pamphlet - a small treatise, essay, paper, or article occupying fewer pages than would make a book, composed and issued as a separate work; always unbound, with or without paper covers.

Calendar (pocket, wall)

Card - similar to a postcard and distributed through mailboxes by a campaign volunteer or by a local post office; may or may not have regular post card attributes (postage and addresses).

Flyer - flysheet, or singlepage or doublepage leaflet printed for distribution; something smaller in size than a broadsheet.

Flyer calendar - a single sheet with election information printed along with a calendar, smaller than a wallcalendar, but suitable for mounting on a vertical surface.

Leaflet - a smallsized leaf of paper, or a sheet folded into leaves but not stitched, and containing printed matter, chiefly for free distribution.

Letter - an envelope that contains a flyer or a card made to appear "personal."

Newspaper - a dated issue of a regular newspaper or a brochure in a form of a newspaper.

Poster - any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Typically posters include both textual and graphic elements. Posters are designed to be both eyecatching and informative.

Ribbon

Sticker can be any size.
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