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Grigorii Abramovich Kipen

Grigorii Kipen, USSR Economist.

Background

  • Kipen, Grigorii was born in 1881.

  • Career

    • During the 1917 Revolution, one of the Menshevik leaders in Moscow. Vice-chairman of the Moscow Soviet, 1917. Secretary of the Moscow Social Democratic Committee (from the Mensheviks).

      In the 1920s, taught in institutes of higher education in Moscow. Arrested, 1930. Imprisoned in the Urals until 1933, after that in exile in Tomsk. The place and circumstances of his death are not known.

    Religion

    Religions convince people that the source of their misery lies in the inherent and unchangeable "sinfulness" of humanity rather than in the forms of social organization and institutions.

    Views

    One day the Soviet Union will build a communist system with equal access of everybody to national wealth.

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    Born 1881
    Died 1937
    (aged 56)
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