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Lev Borisovich Helfand Russian: Лев Борисович Гельфанд was born December 29, 1900 in the village Artemivka ru:Артёмовка (Крым). He was Soviet Chargé d'affaires to Italy in the End of 1939. He was in Italy during the 1930s, coinciding with the time the National Fascist Party was in power. When he was recalled to Moscow in 1940, he chose to flee to the United States, fearing deportation to Siberia or to be killed at once.