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|Born||21 August 1907
Vilnius, Russian Empire
|Died||18 February 1987 (aged 79)
Hyattsville, Maryland, U.S.
|Criminal charge||First-degree murder|
|Conviction(s)||Assassination of Pyotr Voykov|
Boris Kowerda (Russian: Борис Коверда, 21 August 1907 – 18 February 1987), also known as Boris Koverda, was a Russian exile convicted of murdering Pyotr Voykov, Soviet ambassador to Poland in 1927 in Warsaw. Voykov was reportedly assassinated in retaliation for having personally directed the assassinations of Tsar Nicholas II and the Russian Imperial family in 1918.
- "Shot Down by Assassin — Soviet Ambassador at Warsaw", Wellington Evening Post, 8 June 1927, p. 9 "RUSSIA: Nest of Murderers", Time Magazine, 20 June 1927
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