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Pavel Nikolaevich Vasil’ev


Pavel Vasil’ev, USSR Poet.


Vasil’ev, Pavel was born on December 25, 1910 in Zaisan, Kazakhstan. Son of a Semirechenskii Cossack.


Very popular in his time. Amazingly sincere poet in the sycophantic atmosphere of the 1930s. Arrested and disappeared in the Gulag, circumstances of death unknown.

Poems re-published during the Khrushchev thaw in the late 1950s.