Mikhail Kalinin


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Noun1.Mikhail Kalinin - soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)Mikhail Kalinin - soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
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Thus head of state Mikhail Kalinin had a wife who spent decades in a bathhouse in Kazakhstan, delousing prisoners' underwear; and Molotov's wife, after having greeted the Israeli ambassador Golda Meir effusively, also ended up in the gulag.
There were statues of the likes of Kliment Voroshilov, the general who was for decades Stalin's right-hand-man, and Mikhail Kalinin, Stalin's puppet president.
Mikhail Kalinin, as president of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviets, received an average of 77,000 letters a year between 1923 and 1935.