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The Kremlin children
This documentary series is a logical continuation of the movie "The Kremlin wives", which has recently been successfully broadcast on the NTV Channel. This time the authors' aim are not the women who became the choice of the Kremlin bonzes, but the...
1. Stalin's children. The happy childhood did not come true
The first chapter is dedicated to the early years of I.V.Stalin's children. For millions of Soviet children Stalin was the embodiment of a dream about happy childhood. But very few could imagine that he also had children and even fewer could understand...

10. Budyonny's children. Late but adored
The legendary commander Simeon Mihaylovichu Budyonny was already fifty years old when the long-awaited first-born kid was born. In total Simeon Mihajlovich had two sons — Sergey and Michael, and a daughter Nina. It was always comfortably and cosy...

11. Kaganovich's children. Full blood daughter. Adopted son
Lazar Moiseevich Kaganovich, close associate of Stalin, is considered one of organizers of political reprisals. In 1957 he was declared a member of an antiparty grouping, removed from his posts, in 1961 he was excluded from the Party. His last years...

12. Zhukov's children. Era, Ella, Masha and Margo
Georgiy Konstantinovich Zhukov, the legendary marshal and the commander, had four daughters, but none of them was born in a legal marriage though everyone carry his surname and he very much loved all the daughters. Georgiy Konstantinovich was allocated...

13. Khruschev's children. Flowers of the thaw.
Nikita Sergeevich Khruschev, the unmasker of a cult of personality of Stalin and "the father of a Thaw", brought up five children. Two children from the first marriage — Julia and Leonid, and three children from the marriage with Nina Kuharchuk —...

14. Brezhnev's children. Two motives for gossips
The Brezhnevs had two children — Galina and Jury.A lot of gossips always followedthe daughter of the Secretary general of the Central Committee during the lifetime of the leader. It was his constant headache, everyone knew about her love affairs...

15. Andropov's children. Two families - two lives.
The personality of Yury Vladimirovich Andropov, his origin and the facts of private life during the Soviet period were carefully hidden. Especially carefully Antropov hid his Jewish origin. As historians assert, the documents and photos which could throw...

16. Sherbakov's children. Their father could blow up Moscow
Shcherbakov Alexander Sergeevich was the first secretary of Moscow city and regional committee of the Party, in whose honour a station of underground was named, brought up three sons — Alexander, Ivan, Konstantin. The personality of Shcherbakov...

17. Lyudmila Kosygina. Man's in the mask daughter
Alexey Nikolaevich Kosygin began his political career during a Stalin epoch. In 60s he was the only one who tried to achieve real results in conditions of a complicated economic heritage of an epoch of Khruschev. Externally closed, cold, even gloomy...

18. Yuriy Zhdanov. Famous son of the known father.
There is a great deal of quite capable and talented personalities that have appeared out of Kremlin children sphere, but very few became scientists of world value... George Andrey Zhdanov, a son of main ideologist of repressions and favourite of Stalin...

2. Stalin's children. The happy childhood did not come true
Unfortunately, unhappy was not only the childhood of children of Stalin, but also their mature years. Especially tragic was a life of the younger son, Vasily. A victim of the "Khruschev thaw", arrested for "anti-soviet propaganda", he, up to the end of...

3. Andrey Sverdlov. At NKVD service
Jacob Mihajlovich Sverdlov had two children — the daughter Vera and son Andrey. Two children — one surname and two absolutely different destinies. The life of Vera, simple and measured, seems imperceptible on a background of rough and inconsistent...

4. Natalya Rykova. Life after death
When in February 1937 Alexey Ivanovich Rykov was excluded from a party and arrested, his daughter Natalia was 20 years old. The supporter of creation of the coalition government, Alexey Rykov opposed the socialism which was built under orders from above...

5. The children of Bukharin, lost and found again
At XVII congress of Universal Communist Party Stalin publicly declared: "Children shall not be in charge for their fathers". But in three years, the order of Central Committee Universal Communist Party about "Operation on repression of wives and children...

6. Vladimir Mikoyan. Death of the brave
Anastas Mikoyan's family was noticeably different on a background of grey Kremlin everyday lives. It was remarkable, first of all, with the large number: five sons, bright, alive, emotional. But especially Mikoyans were famous for the hospitableness...

7. Igor Smirnov. His father created SMERSH
Smirnov — his surname on mother's line, and his biological father was the chief of famous Stalin SMERSH, Victor Abakumov. Fortunately, the origin has not prevented him to make brilliant scientific career. However, for long years Igor, as well as...

8.Trotsky's children. The fatal outcome
To the resolute and uncompromising founder of Red Army Lev Davidovich Trotsky's children, it was necessary to pay for sins of the father wholly. There were four of them — two daughters from the first marriage and two sons from the second, and all...

9. Beria's children. Sergo and Marta
Many myths and legends have always been connected with name of Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria. Especially roughly the personality of Beria was discussed within the years of reorganization (Perestroyka). The special attention and interest caused his numerous...