Putintsev Fedor (1899–1947) – propagandist, researcher of Sectarianism.

In 1920, he became a member of the Communist Party (Bolshevik); an active participant of anti-religious movement. Since 1925, he was a member of the Central union of the League of the Militant Atheists of the U.S.S.R., a representative of its left wing. In 1932-1934, he edited the ‘Bezbozhnik’ Newspaper. He studied the history of ideology and political role of religious Sectarianism.

In 1928, he participated in discussions at the Communist Academy in Moscow on religious matters. He criticized ‘little bourgeois’ and Narodniks in their approach to religious minorities (first of all V. D. Bonch-Bruevich and A. T. Lunacharsky). In 1926-1928, he wrote several surveys on Sectarianism.