Pimen PANCHENKO, Belarusian poet. Chief Editor, journal “Mladosts”, since 1958; member, Central Auditing Committee, USSR Union of Writers; Presidium member, Belarusian Union of Writers since 1959. Order of Red Banner of Labor; Badge of Honor; medals; Yanka Kupala Prize, 1959. Member, Communist Party, since 1943.
- In World War II; member, Republic Committee the Defense of Peace. Deputy, Belarusian Supreme Soviet of 1959 convocation.