Petr NIKITIN, USSR Russ, writer. Order of Red Banner of Labor; Order of Red Banner; Order of Patriotic War, Class II; combat medals.
NIKITIN, Petr was born in 1906 in village Kamenskaya, now Rostov Oblast.
Member, Communist Party. 1921-1925 in Red Army. Since 1925 corresponding, rural newspapers, and member, edition staff, Armavir Okrug newspaper "Trudovoy put”.
1941 freelance corresponding, newspaper “Izvestiya”, in Rostov Oblast. During World War II war correspondent for above newspaper. After World War II special foreign corresponding, newspaper "Izvestiya”.