Zinaida Lvova Volkova (nee Bronstein ; March 27, 1901 , Irkutsk province - January 5, 1933 , Berlin ) is a Soviet Marxist , the eldest daughter of Leon Trotsky and his first wife, Alexandra Sokolovskaya .
|Birth name||Zinaida Lvovna Bronstein|
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|Spouse||Zahar Moglin |
Platon Ivanovich Volkov
|Children||Alexandra Zakharovna Moglin (Bakhvalova) |
Vsevolod Platonovich Volkov (Esteban Volkov Bronstein)
Zina was born in Irkutsk province, where her parents were in exile. After her father fled abroad in 1902 , the girl and her sister Nina were taken up by David Leontyevich and Anna Lvovna Bronstein, Trotsky's parents.
After the revolution, Zinaida married Zakhar Moglin ( 1897 - October 9, 1937 , Sandarmokh )  , but quickly divorced. Later, she married a second time to Platon Ivanovich Volkov ( April 16, 1898 - 1936 ). He was arrested and exiled in 1928 . He was arrested several times and sentenced to various terms of exile and imprisonment. He was arrested again on February 19, 1936, at that moment he was a worker of the Omsk Oblstroitrest. He was involved in the case of V.P. Olberg , which means that they planned to use it at the First Moscow trial . But he did not participate in the process, but was convicted by the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court on October 2, 1936, together with 24 defendants, and was shot the next day. (The ashes are buried in the common grave of the Don crematorium  ).
In 1930, Zinaida received permission to leave the USSR , lived with her father for some time in Turkey , then was treated in Berlin . In 1932, together with Trotsky, she was deprived of Soviet citizenship. In January 1933 , being in a deep depression, committed suicide.
In 1985 , the film " Zina " was directed by Ken McMullen, the role of Zina was played by Domitian Giordano .
Zinaida had a daughter from her first marriage, Alexandra ( 1923 - 1989 ), married Alexander Zakharovna Bakhvalova , who spent several years in prison, was released and rehabilitated in 1956 .
In the second marriage, the son of Vsevolod Platonovich Volkov ( Seva , born March 7, 1926 , Moscow ) was born - later a Mexican chemist, and then director of the Trotsky House-Museum Esteban Volkov Bronstein . One of his four daughters is Nora D. Volkow ( Nora D. Volkow , born March 27, 1956 , Mexico City ), a well-known American psychiatrist, professor at the Brookhaven National Laboratory , since 2003 - director of the National Institute of Addiction at the National Institutes of Health ( USA ) . Another daughter is Patricia Volkow-Fernández , a Mexican doctor and author of research in the field of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome . The eldest daughter is Veronica Volkow , a well-known Mexican poet and art critic. The youngest daughter is Natalia Volkow Fernández , an economist, deputy director of educational relations at the Mexican National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Computer Science. Their mother, Palmira Fernandez, of Spanish descent, was a fashion designer.