Troyekurovskoye Cemetery

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Ryabinovaya ulitsa, 24 Moscow
16.00 ha
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The Troyekurovskoye Cemetery (Russian: Троекуровское кладбище), sometimes called the Novo-Kuntsevskoye Cemetery (Russian: Ново-Кунцевское кладбище), is a Russian cemetery. It is located next to the Moscow Highway Ring Road, in the former village of Troyekurovo, on the edge of western Moscow. It is administered as a branch of the Novodevichy Cemetery.

The village takes its name from the Troyekurov princely family, a branch of the Rurikid House of Yaroslavl, that owned the village in the 17th century. The cemetery includes the Church of Saint Nicholas. The church was built by Prince Troyekurov in 1699-1704, closed during the Soviet time, and returned to the faithful in 1991.

Notable people buried at the Troyekurovskoye Cemetery

Notable graves
  • Nina Alisova, Russian actress.
  • Gennady Bachinsky, Russian radio talk show host and producer.
  • Grigory Baklanov, Russian writer.
  • Viktor Bortsov, Soviet/Russian theatrical and cinema actor.
  • Galina Dzhugashvili, Russian translator of French.
  • Semyon Farada, Russian actor.
  • Konstantin Feoktistov, Russian cosmonaut.
  • Vladislav Galkin, Russian film actor.
  • Vasily Grossman, Soviet-era writer and journalist
  • Natalia Gundareva, Russian actress.
  • Roman Abelevich Kachanov, Russian animator.
  • Dmitry Kholodov, journalist of the Russian newspaper Moskovskij Komsomolets, killed as he was investigating alleged corruption among high ranks of the Russian military.
  • Elem Klimov, Soviet Russian film director.
  • Vyacheslav Kochemasov, diplomat
  • Andrey Kozlov, was the first deputy chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation from 1997 to 1999 and again in 2002 to 2006.
  • Ilya Kormiltsev, Russian poet, translator, and publisher.
  • Sergei P. Kurdyumov, specialist in mathematical physics, mathematical modeling, plasma physics, complexity studies and synergetics.
  • Mikhail Lapshin, President of the Altai Republic in Russia from 2002 to 2006.
  • Yuri Levada, Russiansociologist and politologist.
  • Georgy Millyar, Russian film actor.
  • Vyacheslav Nevinny, Russian actor.
  • Anna Politkovskaya, murdered Russian journalist, author and human rights activist well known for her opposition to the Chechen conflict and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Lyubov Polishchuk, Russian actress. (1951-2008)
  • Pavel Popovich, the 8th person in space.
  • Anatoly Pristavkin, Russian writer.
  • Yuli Raizman, Russian film director.
  • Boris Rybakov, Soviet archaeologist and historian.
  • Nikolay Rybnikov, Russian film actor.
  • Genrikh Sapgir, Russian poet.
  • Daniil Shafran, Jewish Russian cellist.
  • Natalia Shvedova, Russian lexicographer.
  • Sergei Suponev, TV host. (1965-2003)
  • Valentina Tolkunova, Russian singer.
  • Yevgeny Vesnik, Russian actor.
  • Boris Zakhoder, Russian children's writer.
  • Sergey Zalygin, Russian novelist.
Public and political figures  
  • Viktor Chebrikov, Soviet Union spy and head of the KGB from 1982 to 1988.
  • Vitaly Fedorchuk, Ukrainian Soviet administrator. He was chairman of the KGB in 1982. He then became the Soviet interior minister from 1982 until 1986.
  • Boris Fyodorov, Russian economist, politician, and reformer.
  • Andrei Kirilenko, leading official of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s.
  • Gennady Kolbin, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakh SSR
  • Nikolay Kruchina, top Soviet communist official, the administrator of affairs of the Central Committee
  • Vladimir Kryuchkov, Soviet politician and Communist Party member, dismissed in 1991 for his role in the failed coup against Gorbachev.
  • Pyotr Latyshev, Presidential Envoy to Urals Federal District, Russia.
  • Yuri Maslyukov, the last Gosplan chairman.
  • Boris Pugo, Latvian Communist political figure.
  • Vladimir Semichastny, Chief of the KGB from November 1961 to April 1967.
  • Georgy Shakhnazarov, Soviet politician and political scientist
  • Anatoliy Tyazhlov, Russian politician who served as the Governor of Moscow Oblast from 1991 until 2000.
  • Alexander Yakovlev, Russian economist, chief of party ideology, sometimes called the "godfather of glasnost"
  • Gennady Yanayev, the only Vice President of the Soviet Union
  • Timur Apakidze, Russian major general, deputy commander of naval aviation and Hero of the Russian Federation.
  • Sergei Akhromeyev, Hero of the Soviet Union (1982), Marshal of the Soviet Union (1983).
  • Vasily Dzhugashvili, General, son of Joseph Stalin and his second wife, Nadezhda Alliluyeva.
  • Lev Rokhlin, Lieutenant-General in the Soviet and Russian armies.
  • Igor Sergeyev, Defense Minister of the Russian Federation from 1997 until 2001. He was the first and as of 2008 the only Marshal of the Russian Federation.
  • Valentin Varennikov, Soviet General of the Army, Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Mikhail Vodopianov, Soviet aircraft pilot, one of the first Heroes of the Soviet Union, and a Major General of the Soviet Air Force.
  • Galaktion Alpaidze, Soviet Lieutenant General and first director of the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
  • Mikhail Zaitsev, Soviet General of the Army, Hero of the Soviet Union


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