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Aleksey Nikolayevich Botyan (Russian: Алексей Николаевич Ботян; 10 February 1917 – 13 February 2020) was a Soviet-Russian spy and intelligence officer. He was awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation in 2007 for his role in protecting the Polish city of Kraków from destruction by the Nazis in January 1945.

Botyan died in Moscow on 13 February 2020, at the age of 103.

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