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Nikolay Zakharovich SHAMOTA

Ukrainia literature critic

Nikolay SHAMOTA, Ukrainia literature critic. Candidate of Philological Science since 1953; corrcsp. member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1958; senior associate, Shevchenko Institute of Literature, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences.


SHAMOTA, Nikolay was born in 1916 in Poltava, Ukrainia.


1939 graduated Gogol Pedagogical Institute, Nezhin. 1948 graduated Republic Party School, Central Committee, Communist Party Ukraine. 1953 graduated Academy, of Society Science, Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.


Since 1939 instructor in Ukrainia language and literature at secondary school. During World War II in Soviet Army. After World War II Party official and journalist.

After graduating Academy, of Society Science worked for Central Committee, Communist Party Ukraine. Editor, “Literaturnaya gazeta” (Literary Gazette), Kiev. Deputy Editor, “Literaturnaya gazeta”, Moscow.

One of leading Party authorities on Ukrainia fiction.