Vishinsky

Vishinsky

(Russian viˈʃinskij)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of (Andrei Yanuaryevich) Vyshinsky
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Tampoco Petr Ivanovic Stucka, autor de La funcion revolucionaria del derecho y el estado, se pudo salvar de la derrota que sufrio una parte de los revolucionarios bolcheviques en los anos veinte, porque precisamente Andrei Vishinsky, otro de los teoricos del derecho sovietico, y quien ademas fue el fiscal de los procesos de Moscu, velo para que se le apartara de la vida publica (10).
The second in October, 1950 was a proposal by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky for withdrawal of foreign troops and a Korea-wide election.
John Foster, who had begun to espouse a militantly anticommunist line, clashed with Andrei Vishinsky, the Soviet deputy foreign minister and former chief prosecutor at Stalin's purge trials.
On December 5, calling on Andrei Vishinsky, the Soviet representative to the UN, Wu Xiuquan, head of China's special delegation to the UN, told him that when he met with Trygve Lie, the UN Secretary-General, delegates from Sweden, England, and other countries "attempted to find out if the Chinese forces would stop at the thirty-eighth parallel and if the Chinese army would retreat from Korea when all other foreign troops leave Korea" (Bianweihui 2009, 264-265).
In 1949, Soviet Foreign Minister Andri Vishinsky stated on a public stage, "We shall conquer the world, not with atom bombs, but with something the Americans cannot produce-with our ideas, our brains, and our doctrines" (McGrath 1950b, 3).
(8) The single most vivid demonstration of this tendency is found in the show trials conducted during the Great Purge of the 1930s under Joseph Stalin and his legal choreographer, Andrei Vishinsky. The Vishinsky show trials served to define Soviet legal culture for decades.
At a dinner party in his honor, Soviet United Nations delegate Andrei Vishinsky proposed a toast.
Notes Fleming, "Critics of FDR's sedition trial began referring to the prosecutor as 'Vishinsky,' a reference to the prosecutor in Stalin's Moscow show trials of the 1930s.
And--if the editors see no occasion for a policy piece on the subject--it is the proper function of the expository editorial writer to suggest what may have led to the Vishinsky statement, what purpose it may be intended to serve in current discussions, and what rejoinders it may bring from the Western powers.
At the London Conference held to design the Nuremberg court, the American, British, and French delegations had to contend with a revenge-minded and Vishinsky-inspired Soviet delegation, and at Nuremberg they had to deal with Vishinsky himself.