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Vladimir Nikolaevich SOSYURA

Vladimir SOSYURA, Ukrainia poet and translator. Board, USSR Union of Writers, since 1959; Chm, Ukrainia Union of Writers. two Order of Lenin; 0. of Red Banner; Badge of Honor; medals; Stalin Prize, 1948. Member, Communist Party, since 1920.

Background

  • SOSYURA, Vladimir was born in 1898 in Debaltsevo, Ukrainia.

  • Education

    • Trade school, agricultural school, Communist University and simultaneously Workers’ Faculty, Institute of Public Education.

    Career

    • 1917 first work published. During Civil War literature contributor, 41st Infantry Division newspaper “Krasnaya Zvezda”. 1933-1938, after publications of poems on the Ukrainia, fell into disgrace.

      In the postwar years engaged in literature translation work. Telephone operator in mine offices. Unskilled worker in soda plant.

      1918-1919 private, then cadet in Ukrainia National Army. 1920-1922 switched support to Reds and became private, then political leader, Red Army field-engineer company. 1933-1938 technican editorial work.

      1941-1945 correspondent for front-line and Ukrainia republ. newspapers.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1920.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1920.
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    Nationality

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