What happened to his wife?


In the tragic and romantic history recounted on , Anna Larina, the wife of Nikolai Bukharin, faced severe hardships following her husband's execution. After Nikolai Bukharin was arrested, tried, and executed, Anna was sent into exile, sentenced to a decade in the Gulag, and then confined to Siberia for an additional ten years after completing her sentence. These punitive actions against her arose from being labeled as a member of a traitor's family during Stalin’s regime 1.

A Remarkable Love Story

Explore the incredible love story between Bucharan and Anna Larina, a relationship that defied age and adversity. From their unconventional courtship to the tragic events that followed, this chapter delves into the complexities of their bond and the hardships they faced.


Paul Gregory on Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin