BORODIN Borodin( Party and state leaders)
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Borodin (real name Gruzenberg) Mikhail Markovich (9.7.1884 - 29.5.1951), party and state leaders. In 1903 joined the RSDLP, Bolshevik. In 1904-05 he lived in exile in Bern (Switzerland). During the revolution of 1905-07 - in the underground work in Riga. At the end of 1906 he emigrated to the UK. Since the beginning of 1907 to July 1918 he lived in the U.S., where he organized a school for political refugees, became a prominent figure in Russian political exile in the U.S.. In 1919 was the first Soviet Consul in Mexico. In 1918-22 he worked in the Comintern. In 1922, as an agent of the Comintern, was arrested in Glasgow (United Kingdom), and after a six-month imprisonment expelled. From 8/9/1923 to July 1927 a political adviser to the Central Executive Committee of the Kuomintang (China). Was an active conductor of communist ideas in China, but the KMT still took more social-democratic position. In 1927 he returned to the Soviet Union and was soon appointed deputy. Commissar of Labor. In 1932-34 Deputy. Director TASS. In the 1934-49 editor in chief of the Soviet Information Bureau. After the war, when the gradual removal of Jews from leading positions in late 1949 was removed from his post and left only the chief editor of the newspaper "Moscow News", which he headed from 1932. After the demise of arrested and shot. He was posthumously rehabilitated.