Boris Savinkov

Boris Viktorovich Savinkov (1879-1925), one of the leaders of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party, was a counter-revolutionary in Russia during the period after the October revolution.

He was an acquaitance of Sidney Riley, the legendary renegade British agent, and was involved in a number of "counter-revolutionary" plots against the Bolsheviks, sometimes collaborating with the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS). He is believed to have been a heroin addict. He died in the Lubyanka prison, in Moscow.

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