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Boris Sergeevich BURKOV

Secretary , USSR Union of Journalists , since 1959

Boris BURKOV, Secretary, USSR Union of Journalists, since 1959. Presidium member, All-Union Central Trade-Union Council, since 1954; Chairman, “Novost” Society Agency, since 1961. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1957.


Since 1956 Bureau member, USSR Union of Journalists. 1958 member, Commission for Drafting Amendments to the USSR Trade-Union Regulations. 1954-1960 Chief Editor, newspaper “Trud” (Labor).

Since 1961 member, Founders’ Council, “Novost” Society Agency. 1957 and 1961 headed Soviet journalists’ delegation Finland and United States of America. Accompanied Khrushchev on Southeast Asian tour.