BURKINA Nikolai G.( journalist, poet, ethnographer and historian.)
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Biography BURKINA Nikolai G.
(1894, der. Ol'gino Viazemsky district of Smolensk province - 8.IY.1962, Cheboksary)
Studied in Semlevskoy Zemstvo school, then in two-grade school in the village Yureneva. In 1911, Mr.. finished Pokrovskaya lower agricultural school. The spring of 1915. fought for the Western Front, and the fall of 1916. sent to an engineering regiment, who was in Smolensk. Member of the February Revolution, in September, 1917. After demobilization, he returned to his native village. After the October Revolution of 1917. - An active participant in the events. Since 1921. B. works in Smolensk, the head of the provincial book publishers, the head of the Smolensk istpartotdelom Provincial Committee of the RCP (b), employee of the newspaper "Work Path", job ends Smolensky University. Poetry began writing in 1910-11 he. Member of the Great Patriotic War (1941-43).. Candidate of historical sciences, docent. B. - Author of "1905 in the province of Smolensk (essays revolutionary events", 1926), based on archival documents and memoirs of participants in the events. Unlike others. works on historical and revolutionary themes (VN. Astrov, M. Daiyan), written at a time to reflect only the activities of the Bolsheviks, B. more comprehensively covered the history of the struggle Smolensk workers, peasants and local revolutionaries on the eve of and during the revolution of 1905-07 he. After World War II B. on scientific and pedagogical work in Cheboksary.