1886 - 1937
Agro-Joint, Medical Director, Dnepropetrovsk
Boris Chanis graduated from the Medical Faculty of Geneva University in 1916. He returned to Russia upon completing his studies and worked in the area of public health in the Ukraine. After the rise of Nazism in the 1930s, he assisted Jewish refugee doctors from Germany in finding work in the Soviet Union. Chanis was arrested twice by the NKVD , sentenced to death and executed in 1937. He was "rehabilitated" (his name was officially cleared) in 1958.

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