Mikhail Mikhailovich Lashevich (Russian: Михаил Михайлович Лашевич; 1884, Odessa, Russian Empire – August 30, 1928, Kharbin, China), also known under the name Gaskovich, was a Soviet military and party leader, and member of Bolshevik Russian Social Democratic Labour Party since 1901.
Once Joseph Stalin started to rise to power, Lashevich sided with Leon Trotsky. As a result, he was removed from central posts and sent to Kharbin to serve as deputy chairman of the Chinese Eastern Railway (1926-1928). In 1927, at the 15th Congress of the VKP(b), he was expelled from the Party, together with other Trotskyites. In 1928, after he renounced from opposition, his party membership was restored.
Some claim that he committed suicide, others claim he died in car accident.
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