Ivan Vasil’yevich) NIGER Edit Profile
1917 graduate Ardon Theological Seminary. 1930 graduate Lit Faculty, North Ossetian Teachers’ Training Institute. 1932 completed postgraduate course at above inst.
Fought in Civil War in Northern Ossetia. 1920 first work published. Wrote studies of K. Khetachurov, Ts.
Tadiyev and the Nart epics, etc. Wrote poetry mainly on Soviet themes, glorifying October Revol and new life under Soviet regime.