Yuriy SMOLICH, USSR Ukrainia writer. Board, USSR Union of Writers; Deputy Chairman, Ukrainia Union of Writers; member, Committee ‘‘For Return to the Fatherland”, East Berlin, since 1956. Order of Red Banner of Labor. Member, Communist Party, since 1951.
SMOLICH, Yuriy was born in 1900 in Uman, now Cherkassy Oblast.
Early 1920's began writing, and was member, Free Academy, of Proletarian Lit.