Vasily Arkhipov

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Vasily Arkhipov (Russian: Василий Архипов may refer to:

  • Vasily Arkhipov (vice admiral) - Soviet Navy officer credited with casting the single vote that prevented a Soviet nuclear strike (and, presumably, all-out nuclear war)
  • Vasily Arkhipov (general) - Commander of the 53rd Guards Tank Brigade of the Red Army during World War II, twice Hero of the Soviet Union