Vasyl Stus

Poet, Award Winner

1938 – 1985

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Who was Vasyl Stus?

Vasyl Semenovych Stus was a Ukrainian poet and publicist, one of the most active members of Ukrainian dissident movement. For his political convictions, his works were banned by the Soviet regime and he spent 23 years in detention. On November 26, 2005 he was posthumously given the title Hero of Ukraine by order of the state.

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Born
Jan 6, 1938
Haisyn Raion
Also known as
  • Vasyl Semenovych Stus
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Nationality
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Education
  • Donetsk National University
    (1954 - 1959)
Died
Sep 4, 1985
Perm Oblast

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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