Anatolii Aleksandrovich Vaneev

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Vaneev, Anatolii Aleksandrovich


Born Feb. 26 (Mar. 9), 1872, in Nizhny Novgorod: died Sept. 8 (20), 1899, in the village of Ermakovskoe, now a raion center in Krasnoiarsk Krai. Active participant in the revolutionary movement in Russia.

Vaneev was born into the family of a civil servant. During 1893-95, while he was a student at the St. Petersburg Technological Institute, he participated in the founding and activity of the St. Petersburg Union of Struggle for the Emancipation of the Working Class, which was led by V. I. Lenin. Vaneev was in charge of the technical preparation for the publication of the newspaper Rabochee delo, and he participated in hectographing Lenin’s Who Are the Friends of the People and How Do They Fight the Social Democrats? Vaneev was arrested in December 1895 and exiled to Eastern Siberia in 1897. In 1899 he signed the “Protest of Russian Social Democrats,” which was drafted by Lenin and directed against the Economists. Vaneev died in exile of tuberculosis.

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