Yekaterina Pavlovna Peshkova, née Volzhina was a Soviet human rights activist and humanitarian, first wife of Maxim Gorky. Before the October Revolution she took a part in the work of the Committee for Assistance to Russian Political Prisoners under the leadership of Vera Figner. After 1914 she led the Childrens Commission at the Society for Assistance to War Victims, after 1918 she was the major activist of the Moscow Committee of the Political Red Cross. After 1922, she was chairwoman of the subsequent organisation the Assistance to Political Prisoners and she was honoured by an order of the Polish Red Cross for her participation in the exchange of prisoners of war after the Polish-Soviet War. Thousands of Soviet intellectuals owed their lives to her, among them was Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the sixth Rebbe of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic movement, who was arrested and imprisoned in the Shpalernaya prison in Leningrad. His death sentence was commuted and changed twice, finally he was released and left the USSR.
Peshkova was available to manage the amazing feat of retaining the trust simultaneously of victims. Yaroslav Leontiev Dear Ekaterina Pavlovna History of Political Red Cross The Murder of Maxim Gorky, a Secret Execution by Arkady Vaksberg
Katherine or Catherine is a feminine name. The name originated from the Greek Αἰκατερίνα or Αἰκατερίνη, which is of unknown etymology, the earliest known use of the Greek name is in reference to Saint Catherine of Alexandria. The theory that the name comes from Hecate, the name of the Greek goddess of magic, is regarded by the editors of the Oxford Dictionary of First Names as unconvincing. In the early Christian era it came to be associated with the Greek adjective καθαρός, meaning pure, the former spelling, with a middle a, was more common in the past and is currently more popular in the United States than in Britain. Katherine, with an e, was first recorded in England in 1196 after being brought back from the Crusades. Catherine and its variants have been among the 100 most popular names since 1880, the most common variants are Katherine and Katharine. The spelling Catherine is common in both English and French, less common variants in English include Katheryn, Katherin and Cathryn. Kathleen or Cathleen, an Anglicized form of the Irish form Caitlín, has established in the US among people with no Irish background.
The form Karen, of Danish origin, is now considered an independent name in English. Diminutives include Katie, Kate, Kathe, Kay, Katya, Kitty, Kasia, Kaká, Kah and others
Yekaterina Dmitriyevna Kuskova was a Russian economist and politician involved in founding both the Russian Social-Democratic Workers Party and the liberal Constitutional Democratic Party. She was an advocate of social reformism and opposed the Bolsheviks, Kuskova was born in Ufa, in the Ufa Governorate of the Russian Empire. Her father was a school teacher, as a child, she moved to Samara and to Saratov. In the 1880s, she involved in the revolutionary movement. In 1890, she went to study in Moscow and participated in clandestine Narodnik circles and she was affiliated with the party of the Peoples Right of Mark Natanson and met the future Socialist-Revolutionary leader Viktor Chernov. She was arrested in 1893 and exiled to Nizhni Novgorod, she converted to Marxism and joined a group of Social-Democratic exiles that included her future husband, Sergei Prokopovich, whom she married in 1895. After being released, the moving to Germany in 1897. There, they met George Plekhanov and became active in the Union of Russian Social-Democrats Abroad, in 1898 they became members of the newly created RSDRP.
However, by the late 1890s, Kuskova and Prokopovich had become increasingly doubtful about orthodox Marxism, Kuskova, in particular, became a proponent of Eduard Bernsteins Revisionism, which she championed in her famous and highly controversial 1899 article Credo. These views were labeled Economism by her critics and these critics included George Plekhanov, Pavel Axelrod, V. I. In the course of the controversy, Kuskova was expelled from the RSDRP and her husband left the party as well. In 1904, Kuskova and Prokopovich became founding members of the liberal Union of Liberation, the party demanded democratic political reforms and modest social reforms to benefit the working class. It united a number of former Marxists, notably P. B, and the philosophers N. A. Berdyaev and S. L. Frank, with a number of former Narodniks, such as A. V, and with national liberals like P. N. Miliukov who had no socialist background at all, Kuskova was one of the founders and editors of the journal Nasha Zhizn, which became the official organ of the KDP.
She became associated with Father Gapon, an Orthodox priest and social reformer who led the demonstration on Bloody Sunday, January 9,1905. Because of her association with Gapon, Kuskova was briefly arrested, upon her release, she helped organise the Union of Unions, one of the principal foci of liberal opposition to the régime. She was briefly a member of the Central Committee of the KDP, in the 1910s Kuskova devoted herself to journalism, founding and contributing to several journals, such as Tovarich and Bez Zaglaviia, which was closed down by the authorities
Tkeshelashvili was born on May 23,1977 in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. From October 9,1997 until September 10,1999, she was the Chief Specialist Centre for Foreign Policy Research, tkeshelashvili was appointed to her first government post as Deputy Minister of Justice of Georgia on February 1,2004. She was appointed Deputy Minister of Interior on September 1,2005 and she served as Minister of Justice of Georgia from August 2007 to January 2008, and as Prosecutor General of Georgia from January to May 2008. On May 5,2008 she was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, during her tenure in this position, she vowed to pursue active diplomacy to find a peaceful solution to all existing problems. Tkeshelashvili was replaced as Minister of Foreign Affairs by Grigol Vashadze on December 5,2008, in December, she was appointed to head the National Security Council. From 2010 to 2012, she was State Minister for Reintegration, tkeshelashvili is married and has two children. In addition to her native Georgian, she speaks English and French
Yekaterina Konstantinovna Abramova is a Russian speed skater who won a bronze medal in the womens team pursuit at the 2006 Winter Olympics. To put these personal records in perspective, the WR column lists the world records on the dates that Abramova skated her personal records. Abramova has an Adelskalender score of 164.137 points, Yekaterina Abramova at SkateResults. com Yekaterina Abramova. Personal records from Jakub Majerskis Speedskating Database Evert Stenlunds Adelskalender pages Historical World Records
Ekaterina is a 1993 novel by Donald Harington. Ekaterina is an exiled Svanetian princess who arrives at a city at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela. There, she gets a job teaching an introductory class at a university. Meanwhile, she rents a room from a woman, who there with her twelve-year-old son, Kenny. She befriends the 12-year-old boy called Kenny who reminds her of two young pubertal boys she had relationships with in Russia and Dzhordzha, Harington describes the attractive boy as a faunlet, a male counterpart to Vladimir Nabokovs nymphet in Lolita. After two months, the 27-year-old Ekaterina seduces Kenny and they have sex, during the course of their sexual relationship, already a juvenile delinquent, steals contraceptives to avoid pregnancy. When Kenny confesses his relationship with Ekaterina after being caught stealing car parts. She settles in town called Stick Around where she befriends a woman named Sharon, she engages Jason on his twelfth birthday by giving him an all-over massage in the bath while baby-sitting him.
With the help of a novelist and improbable creative writing teacher named Ingraham, Ekaterina matures as a writer, eventually publishing not only a successful autobiography, Engram. In Arcaty, she meets young Travis Coe, another twelve-year-old boy, after getting the lice out of his hair, Ekaterina invites Travis into her bed – just twelve days after they meet. Travis turns out to be a more complex presence than his new employer has anticipated. Ekaterina discovers that Travis was not a virgin and kicks him out, Travis does go on to star in Hollywoods screen adaptation of Georgie Boy. Ekaterina benefits by turning her investigation of the girl to whom Travis lost his virginity into a series of stories that propel her fame further by being published in Playboy magazine. Ekaterinas relationships with pubescent boys constitute only one facet of this characters ingeniously layered life-story, novelist D. M. Thomas at the Los Angeles Times called the book Superbly crafted, engaging, joyous. Ekaterina won a 1996 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Ekaterina Atalik is a Russian-Turkish chess player, who holds the titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster. She won the European Youth Chess Championship in the girls section in 1997. In 2005 she married Grandmaster Suat Atalık from Turkey, and obtained Turkish citizenship and she took clear second place, behind her husband, at the 3rd Mediterranean Chess Championship, held from 31 January to 8 February 2006 in Antalya, and was declared Mediterranean womens champion. In April 2006 she won the 7th European Womens Chess Championship in Kuşadası, Atalik won the Turkish womens championship in 2008 and 2016