| Kiva Maidanik|
| December 24, 2006, Moscow, Russia|
Ivan Troitsky, Lidiya Troitskaya, Aleksandra Troitskaya
Kiva Maidanik Wikipedia
Kiva Maidanik (in Russian Кива Львович Майданик, or Kiva Livovich Maidanik, January 13, 1929, Moscow – December 24, 2006) was a Soviet historian and political scientist, a researcher at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He worked in Latin American studies, with interest in Cuba, Brazil, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Venezuela. In 1980–87 he was expelled from the Communist Party of the USSR for "unauthorised contacts with foreigners."