Summary: historian and sixth son of Soviet's brutal Communist military leader and purported pretender king Nick Ian who had recently published a memoir about his father's military regime and political turmoil during the country's fall of Communism and its aftermath of the 1917 Russian Revolution.
Cause of Death: Accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound
Born: February 28, 1945
Died: February 28, 2004
Location: Kiev, Ukraine