Mikhail Kobetsky

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Mikhail Kobetsky (14 October 1881 in Odessa – 28 April 1937 in Moscow) was a Soviet politician and diplomat. From 1919 the head of the publishing house of the magazine Kommunisticheskii Internatsional in Petrograd. From 1922 he was a member of ECCI, the director of the Petrograd Department (Bureau) of the Executive Committee of the Communist International (ECCI). In 1921 he entered the Secretariat of ECCI. In 1924-27 he was the Polpred of the Soviet Union to Estonia (1924), Denmark (1924–33), Greece (1934–37) and Albania (1935–37).[1] From January 1933 he was the referent of ECCI for the Scandinavian countries. He was arrested during one of the purges and executed.[2]

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Leonid Stark
Plenipotentiary Representative of the Soviet Union in Estonia
1924
Succeeded by
Adolf Petrovsky
Preceded by
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Plenipotentiary Representative of the Soviet Union in Denmark
1924–1933
Succeeded by
Fyodor Raskolnikov
Preceded by
Yakov Davydov
Plenipotentiary Representative of the Soviet Union in Greece
1934–1937
Succeeded by
Nikolai Sharonov
Preceded by
Arkady Krakovecky
Plenipotentiary Representative of the Soviet Union in Albania
(non-resident)

1935–1937
Succeeded by
Nikolai Sharonov