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Alyaksey Mikolaevich KULAKOUSKI

Belarusian writer

Alyaksey KULAKOUSKI, Belarusian writer. Order of Red Star; two Badges of Honor; medals.


KULAKOUSKI, Alyaksey was born in 1913 in village Kulak, now Minsk Oblast.


1939 graduated Minsk Teachers’ Institute.


1952-1958 Editor-inChief, journal “Maladosts” (Youth). Until 1959 board member, Belarusian Union of Writers. Wrote novelette “Dabraseltsy” (The Dobrotseltsians) which portrayed darker sides of kolkhoz life and was censured by press for “distorting reality” and deviating from the principles of “socialist realism”.

July 1958 removed from post as Chief Editor, journal “Maladosts”, by decree of Bureau, Central Committee, Communist Youth League, and Presidium, Belarusian Union of Writers.