Russians & Communists

There've been lots of Russian characters in the Marvel Universe, and back in the Cold War, lots of Communists. Since lots of the Russians were also Communists, we've combined them here. Non-Russian Communists are those with an asterix (*) after their entries.

Actor (Soviet spy, Iron Man foe)

Airstrike (Dmitri Bukharin, formerly Crimson Dynamo) - by Prime Eternal

Alexi ?? (Hulk character)

Ambassador Gregorovich (Avengers character)

Andre ?? (KGB agent, Black Widow foe)

Assassin (terrorist, Committee For Free Emigration, Red Guardian/Tania Belinsky foe)

Auric (Agent foe, Chinese) * -partial entry

Ayjysyt (Russian god)

Baba Yaga (Russian god, Captain Britain foe) - by Will U

Beasts of Berlin (super-intelligent East German gorillas, Giant-Man/Avengers West Coast foes) *

Beswick, Theresa (Shang-Chi foe)

Black Death (X-Men villain) - by Sammy7D

Black Widow (Anya Derevkova, Howling Commandos character) - by Markus Raymond

Black Widow (Natasha Romanov)

Black Widow (Yelena Belova)

Black Widow (Petra)

Blayne, Chuck (1950s, Captain America (Burnside) foe) - by Ron Fredricks

Blind Faith (Exiles, Russian mutant Underground) - by Prime Eternal

Bora (mutant assassin, Avant Guard, Spider-Man/Moon Knight foe)

Boris ?? (Commissar (Bruskin) ally)

Boris (Power Man/Iron Fist foe) - by Norvo

Bogatyr (Bogatyri)

Bogatyri (Avengers West Coast foes) - by Proto-Man

Brackett (Commissar (Bruskin) ally)

Brement, Yelena (Valentin Shatalov's lover) - by Prime Eternal

Brevlov, Yuri (Hulk character) - by Spidermay

Brushov, Yuri (Avengers foe) - by Prime Eternal

Captain Andreyivich (Black Widow foe) - by David Lawrence

Coldsteel (Josef Stalin's soul, Satannish's Lethal Legion, Avengers West Coast foe)

Colossus (Piotr Rasputin)

Colonel Razumihin (Seraph ally)

The Combine (Avengers foes) - by Prime Eternal

Commissar (Alexi Brushkin, Black Widow (Romanov) trainer)

Committee for Free Immigration (terrorists, Defenders foes)

"Comrade X" (Ant-Man & Avengers West Coast foe; former U.S.S.R. spy)

Concussion (Exiles, Russian mutant underground) - by Prime Eternal

The Confessor (contract killer & mercenary, former KGB, Maverick foe) - by The Squid

Constantin ?? (Yama Nuri foe)

The Cooler (Ivan the Terrible's prison)

Cossack (former Russian agent, Daredevil/Black Widow foe)

Cossack (Marvel Boy character) - by Markus Raymond - possibly

Cossack Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider character) - by Loki

Crimson Dynamo (Anton Vanko, creator of the armor) - by Prime Eternal

Crimson Dynamo (Boris Turgenov, Iron Man foe) - by Prime Eternal

Crimson Dynamo (Alex Nevsky, Vanko's assistant) - by Prime Eternal

Crimson Dynamo (Yuri Petrovitch, Champions foe)

Crimson Dynamo (Dmitri Bukharin, Airstrike)

Crimson Dynamo (Valentin Shatalov, Iron Man foe) - by Prime Eternal

Crimson Dynamo of Earth-987

Crimson Dynamo (the Answer's enforcer, Captain America foe) - by Prime Eternal

Crimson Dynamo (Gennady Gavrilov) - by Prime Eternal

Crusher (Iron Man foe) - by Prime Eternal

Cypress (Roxxon agent, Shadowcat and Meggan foe) - by Markus Raymond

Darkstar of Earth-987

Daughters of Baba Yaga (Captain Britain foes)

Deadmaker (Spider-Man foe) - by Minor Irritant

Decathalon (Marvel Age character, lost in the vaults somewhere...) - by Monzo

Dehman Doosha of New Universe (Psi-Force/Crasniye Solleetsi) - by Prime Eternal

Demon Within of New Universe (Dehman Doosha)

Dr. Volkh (Bogatyri)

Doctor Yes (Venom foe) - by Minor Irritant

Do, Johnny of New Universe (Dehman Doosha)

Dog (Agent foe, Chinese) *

Doppelganger (X-Factor foe)

Drenkov, Igor (Hulk foe)

Electro (50's Captain America foe) - by Prime Eternal

Executioner (Lupa Lupoff, Captain America of the 1950's foe) - by Spidermay

Exiles (Russian mutan underground) - by Prime Eternal

Flagwatch #133 (agent of Alexi Vazhin) - by Prime Eternal

Fyodor ?? (KGB agent, Black Widow foe)

Fyodr ?? (Red Guardian (Belinsky) character)

The General (Cage inmate) - by Patrick D Ryall

General Fang (Asian Communist general, Hulk foe) - by Prime Eternal *

General Kharkov (Red Guardian (Belinsky) character)

General Wo (Chinese general, Captain America foe) *

Gold (Agent foe, Chinese) * -partial entry

Grim Hunter (Spider-foe, son of Kraven the Hunter) - by Henrique Ferreira

Grozick, Igor (pre-FF character) - by John Kaminski

Guerilla fighters (led by Hu Sak, Thor foes) *

Half-Face (Asian weapons designer, Iron Man fan) *

Hammer (agent of Ivan the Terrible, Maverick foe) - by The Squid

Healer of New Universe (Inyushin, Anastasia)

Heatseeker of New Universe (Dehman Doosha)

"Holy Grail" (Russian mutant underground)

Horse (Agent foe, Chinese) *

Hu Sak (Thor foe) - by John Kaminski *

Inyushin, Anastasia of New Universe (Psi-Force) - by Prime Eternal

Iron Comrade (1940s "Soviet Super-Soldiers") - by Loki

Iron Curtain (Exiles, Russian mutant underground) - by Prime Eternal

Iron Maiden (Superia's Femizons, former Soviet agent, Black Widow foe)

Ivan The Terrible (Russian mob boss, Maverick foe) - by The Squid

Kag (Captain America of the 1950's foe) - by Spidermay *

Karsov, Maria (Olympic figure skater, the Mole Man's Outcasts)

Kasatanov, Valeri (Skull-Jacket character)

Kaslov, Mr. (Red Guardian (Belinsky) character)

Katrinka ?? (Black Widow (Romanoff) foe)

Kedrov, Natalya (mistress of Ivan The Terrible, Maverick ally) - by The Squid

Kee-Sai (Captain America of the 1950's foe) *

Kharkov, Anton (Sophia's father)

Kharkov, Idel (Sophia's mother)

Kharkov, Sophia Ilyitch (Ursa Major character) - by Markus Raymond

Kiev, Dr. Yuri (Red Guardian android creator, Black Widow foe)

Komarovshky, Maria (Black Widow character)

Kosinsky, Katya (Black Widow character)

Krushki of the Exiles (Captain America foe, Red Skull agent)

Krylova, Marya (Presence's wife)

Kurasov, Simyon (X-Men ally) - by Prime Eternal

Kuryestan (Peace Corpse)

Kutuzov, Colonel (Starcore astronaut) - by Proto-Man

Langstrom, Dr. Etta (Russian scientist, employee of Ivan the Terrible) - by The Squid

Lenya (Yuri Petrovitch's dog)

Levin, Major Debra (Alexi Vazhin's aide) - by Prime Eternal

Lieutenant von Doom of Earth-717

Lupoff, Arnold (Executioner's husband)

Lucas, Cyril (Captain America foe) - by Prime Eternal *

Luchkov, Georgi (Black Widow foe) - by Markus Raymond

Madame X (former Soviet spy, Ant-Man & Avengers West Coast foe)

Man in the Rat Hole (Worm Man)

masters in the Soviet Union (Igor Grozick superiors)

Medvedev (Commissar (Bruskin) ally)

Mendev (Peace Corpse)

Mentac (Exiles, Russian mutant Underground) - by Prime Eternal

Mikhail ?? (Shadowcat/Meggan character)

Mindsinger (Young Gods) - by Prime Eternal

Mongu (Boris Monguski. Soviet agent, Hulk foe)

Monkey (Agent foe, Chinese) *

Monster-Master (Iron Man foe) *

Morningstar (West Coast Avengers foe)

"Mountain Men" (Ursa Major foes)

Night Witch (1940s "Soviet Super-Soldiers") - by Loki

Nikolai ?? (Yama Nuri foe)

Ninotchka (Power Man/Iron Fist foe) - by Norvo

Oleg (Namor foe) - by John Kaminski

Omega Red of Earth-9112

Panshin, Col. Dmitri Oleg (former KGB assassin)

Panshin, Sergei (Dmitri Oleg's son)

Panshin, Sonya (Dmitri Oleg's wife)

Peace Corpse (Russian terrorists, Avengers foes) - by Prime Eternal

Penkovsky, Zhenya (Black Widow character)

Perun (Russian god, People's Protectorate) - by Will U

Pilot Korolyev (Major Rychenko's pilot)

Presence (Defenders foe) - by Chadman

Prokvitch, Illyich (Peace Corpse)

Proletariat (1940s "Soviet Super-Soldiers") - by Loki

Pushkin, Ivan (1950s defector) - by Grendel Prime

Pyotr ?? (Red Guardian (Belinsky) foe)

Quark (Havok/Wolverine character)

Radioactive Man (Igor Stancheck, Black Panther foe) - by Markus Raymond

Rasputin, Iliana of Earth-717

Rasputin, Illyana of Earth-987 (Colossus' sister)

Rasputin, Illyana of Earth-987 (Colossus' daughter)

Rasputin, Peter (Colossus) of Earth-523004

Rasputin, Piotr of Earth-717

Rawborgs (X-Force/Peter Wisdom foes) - by Flank Mclargehuge

Razumihin, Colonel (Seraph ally, Defenders character)

Red Barbarian (Soviet General, Iron Man foe)

Red Flag (Venom foe) - by Minor Irritant

Red Guardian (1940's hero) - by Per Degaton

Red Guardian (android, Black Widow foe)

Red Guardian (Defenders member, Starlight) - by Chadman

Red Skull (50's incarnation) - by Per Degaton

"Reds Who Imprisoned Thor" (Thor foes) - by John Kaminski

Richards, Rudion (U.F.F.F.) of Earth-717

Romanoff, Natasha (U.F.F.F.) of Earth-717

Russian Bear Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider character) - by Loki

Russian Gods - by Will U

Russian Warborgs (X-Force/Peter Wisdom foes) - by Flank Mclargehuge

Sasha (Alexi Vazhin's aide)

Scarlet Beetles (Hungarian, Avengers West Coast foe) *

Seraph (Defenders character) - by Chadman

She-Devil (Agent foe, Chinese) *

Shelkov, Fyodr (People's Protectorate liaison) - by Prime Eternal

Siberforce (Russian mutan underground, Exiles) - by Prime Eternal

Sickle (agent of Ivan the Terrible, Maverick foe) - by The Squid

Silver (Agent foe, Chinese) * -partial entry

Skull-Jacket (Spider-Man (Ben Reilly)/Black Cat foe) - by Spidermay

Slade, Jim (Captain America of the 1950's character)

Snow Leopard(s) (mutants, Black Widow/Night Raven foes)

Soul Skinner (X-Men foe; mutant) - by The Squid

"Soviet Spacemen" (Bob Brant and the Trouble-Shooters foes) - by Ron Fredricks

"Soviet Super-Soldiers" (1940s Russian heroes) - by Loki

Soviet Super-Soldiers of Earth-987

Spacemen (Namor foes)

spy leader (1950s, Chuck Blayne master; Captain America (Burnside) foe)

Spy who cannot be Caught (Worm Man)

Stalin, Josef (Communist Soviet ruler)

"Stasi" of New Universe (Inyushin, Anastasia)

Stencil (Exiles, Russian mutant underground) - by Prime Eternal

Strokov (Peace Corpse)

Suhkarov, Dimitri (Wolverine character)

Suhkarov, Viktoria (Dimitri's daughter)

Sunbird (1940s "Soviet Super-Soldiers") - by Loki

Svantovit (Russian god)

Svarog (Russian god) - by Will U

Svyatogor (Bogatyri)

Synthesizer (Soviet Super Soldiers character) - by Prime Eternal

Tegai, Arkady (Synthesizer)

Timas (Dakota North foe)

Trifanov, Yuri (People's Protectorate's p.r. man) - by Prime Eternal

Ultimate Federalist Freedom Fighters (U.F.F.F.) of Earth-717

Underground Mutant Safe-System (Russian mutant underground) - by Prime Eternal

unnamed mother (Yuri Petrovitch's mother)

unnamed mutant (Russian mutant underground)

Ursa Major of Earth-987

Vanguard of Earth-987

Vasilievna, Zoya (Synthesizer)

Vazhin, Colonel Alexi (KGB, X-Men ally) - by Prime Eternal

Vladimer ?? (Red Guardian (Belinsky) character)

Volk (Wolverine foe) - by Markus Raymond

Voroshilov (Peace Corpse)

Worm Man (Strange Tales character) - by John Kaminski

Yuri ?? (Shadowcat/Meggan character)

Zamatev (Russian agent, Black Widow foe)


List initially compiled by Flank McLargehuge

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