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Abaginskiy was the pen-name of Kudrin Arxip Georgiyeviç, a Sakha (Yakut) poet, translator, and member of the writer’s union. An active socialist, he wrote a number of poems that were celebrated because of their original style, and also translated many Russian works into Sakha. He was born in 1907 in the village of Abaga, in the Olekminsky district of Yakutia, in the Russian Empire. In his youth he was a teacher at the village’s schools, but also wrote for the Bolşevik Eder (“Young Bolshevik”) and Belem Buol (“Be Prepared”) newspapers, as well as working for the Yakutia Publicatio…

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Kirişçioğlu, M. Fatih, “Abaginskiy”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_27227>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 9789004335707, 2017, 2017-1

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