Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin (Demotix)

The Soviet partisans who fought in Italy during the struggle for liberation from Nazism and Fascism were about five thousand. Those buried in the shrine of the resistance of the Monumental Cemetery of Turin are eighty-six.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of TurinThe Soviet partisans (Russians, Georgians, Ukrainians, etc… ) who fought in Italy during the struggle for liberation from Nazism and Fascism were about five thousand. Over seven hundred only in Piedmont.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of TurinThose buried in the shrine of the resistance of the Monumental Cemetery of Turin are eighty-six.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of TurinThe presence of Soviet partisans was reported throughout northern Italy from 1943 onwards.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of TurinIn Piedmont, the Soviets only friends of the “italians rebels” were over seven hundred, active mainly in the valleys of Susa and Sesia.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of TurinA lot of information about the Soviet partisans in Italy have come down to us thanks to documetario “Ruka ob ruko – Fianco a fianco”, produced by the Cultural Russky Mir of Turin. A valuable work without which many historical data would be lost.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of TurinThere are still uncertainties regards to the correct transcription of the names of Soviet partisans reported on the gravestones at the Monumental Cemetery of Turin.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of TurinMany names are in fact clearly erroneous or Italianised, while others are simply aliases used in battle.

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

Soviet partisans buried in the Monumental Cemetery of Turin

However, here is the list of names of Soviet partisans buried in Turin:

Voronzov Afanisij (1913-1943)
Savelie Itrofan (/ – 1943)
Akuschkim Login (/ – 1945)
Golobitgski Grigori (/ – 1945)
Alexandroski Vladimir (/ – 1945)
Zukov Arcadi (1922 – 1944)
Armas Suzi (/ – 1945)
Zakharovic Vassilli, detto “Petrow”
Aschenko Alexander (/ – 1944)
Rudienko Stefano (?)
Guanovich Peter (/ – 1944)
Dassaicenko Ivan (/ – 1944)
Chedaxuli Uvanno
Filtschenko Hiwi, detto “Michael” (/ – 1944)
Jlapenigu(?) Nicolay (/ – 1944)
Kalashnihkov(?) Nicolai (1917- 1944)
Koslow Alexei (1924 – 1945)
Danilov Nicolai (1923 – 1943)
Michischin Vittorio(?) (1925 – 1944)
Chagherunzgao(?) Zoro (1923 – 1944)
Curiarez Fiodor (1921 – 1944)
Vetrov Alexis (1905 – 1944)
Dundonic Iuri (1921 – 1944)
Balak Alessandro(?) (/ – 1945)
Niestrarol Massilli (/ – 1944)
Kabeakof Bors (1910 – 1945)
Taramon Iuan (/ – 1944)
Michail Daseroian
Gogunof Basilio (/ – 1945)
Petri Michel (/ -1944)
Hotyashko Ivan (/ – 1945)
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Vichtor” (1924 – 1944)
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Sciotta” (/ – 1944)
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Wassilli” (/ – 1944)
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Roberto” (/ – 1944)
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Ivan” (/ – 1944)
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Kri Kri” (/ – 1944)
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Giorgio”
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Miscia”
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Simon”
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Serghei”
Soldato ignoto sovietico “Nocoljev”
Ignoto Maggiore russo (/ – 1945)

And many other Soviet partisans with no name.

 – Demotix, 06/06/2014

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