1916 graduated Law Faculty, Kharkov University.
Since 1949 Head, State and Law Section, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences. President, Legal Section, and board member, Ukrainia Society for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries. Member, Main Editorial Board, “Ukrainska Radyanska Entsyklopediya” (Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia).
Adviser, Soviet delegation at three sessions of United Nations General Assembly and Security Council. 1946 attended Paris Peace Conference. Also participated in work of United Nations Committee on Progressive Development and Codification of lnternat.
Law, Human Rights Commission. Was member, United Nations lnternat. Law Commission; 1956 adviser, Geneva Conference for Drafting a Convention for the Abolition of Slavery and Slave Trafficking.
1957 attended UNESCO conference in Munich. 1958 headed Ukrainia delegation at conference on maritime law. Delegation at 48th session, lnternat.
Law Association, New York. 1959 attended 14th session, Assembly of World Federation of Associations for Cooperation with the United Nations.