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Vanda VASILEVSKAYA, USSR Writer. Doctor of Philosophical Science; member, World Peace Council, since 1958; member, International Jury For Peace Prizes and member, World Peace Council; board member, USSR and Ukrainia Union of Writers. two Order of Lenin, 2nd in 1960; five medals; many orders of the Polish Democratic Republic; Stalin Prize, 1948. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.


VASILEVSKAYA, Vanda was born in 1905 in Cracow.


Graduated Cracow University.


Since 1933 published sketches describing the life of the working people. During 1930's contributed to leftwing newspapers and journals in Poland. Board member, “League for the Defense of the Rights of Man and Citizen”.

1939 moved to Lvov and assumed Soviet citizenship. 1940 elected Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet. 1941-1945 Regiment Commissar, Political Board, Southwestern Front, then Colonel in charge of propaganda.

Main Political Board, Soviet Army. Simultaneously contributed articles and sketches to Soviet newspapers, inch: “Pravda”, “Krasnaya zvezda”, “Izvestiya”, etc. 1943 Head, “Union of Polish Patriots in USSR” and helped organize a Polish Army in USSR.

1944 Deputy Chairman, Committee of National Liberation of Poland. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of all convocation.


Member, Communist Party, since 1941.


Member, Communist Party, since 1941.