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Vasil Bykaŭ
VASíL UłADZíMIRAVIč BýKAŭ (often spelled VASIL BYKOV, Belarusian : Васі́ль Уладзі́міравіч Бы́каў, Russian : Василь Влади́мирович Быков) (June 19, 1924 – June 22, 2003) was a prolific author of novels and novellas about World War II
World War II
and a significant figure in Belarusian literature and civic thought. His work earned him endorsements for the Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize
nomination from, among others, Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize
laureates Joseph Brodsky and Czesław Miłosz
Czesław Miłosz
. CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Awards * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 Bibliography * 6 External links LIFE AND CAREER Vasil Bykaŭ
Vasil Bykaŭ
was born in the village Byčki, not far from Viciebsk in 1924. In 1941 he was in Ukraine when Germany
Germany
attacked the USSR
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Hero Of Socialist Labour
20,812 * 105 people with two awards RELATEDHero of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation HERO OF SOCIALIST LABOUR (Russian : Геро́й Социалисти́ческого Труда́) was an honorary title of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
and other Warsaw Pact
Warsaw Pact
countries. It was the highest degree of distinction for exceptional achievements in national economy and culture. It provided a similar status to the title Hero of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
that was awarded for heroic deeds, but unlike the latter, was not awarded to foreign citizens
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USSR State Prize
The USSR STATE PRIZE (Russian : Госуда́рственная пре́мия СССР, Gosudarstvennaya premiya SSSR) was the Soviet Union 's state honor. It was established on September 9, 1966. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, the prize was followed up by the State Prize of the Russian Federation
State Prize of the Russian Federation
. The STATE STALIN PRIZE (Государственная Сталинская премия, Gosudarstvennaya Stalinskaya premiya), usually called the Stalin
Stalin
Prize, existed from 1941 to 1954 – some sources give an incorrect termination date of 1952. It essentially played the same role; therefore upon the establishment of the USSR State Prize, the diplomas and badges of the recipients of Stalin
Stalin
Prize were changed to that of USSR State Prize
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Order Of Lenin
The ORDER OF LENIN (Russian : Орден Ленина, Orden Lenina), named after the leader of the Russian October Revolution
October Revolution
, was the highest decoration bestowed by the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
. The order was awarded to: * Civilians for outstanding services rendered to the State, * Members of the armed forces for exemplary service, * Those who promoted friendship and cooperation between peoples and in strengthening peace * Those with meritorious services to the Soviet state and society From 1944 to 1957, before the institution of specific length of service medals, the Order of Lenin
Order of Lenin
was also used to reward 25 years of conspicuous military service. Those who were awarded the titles "Hero of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
" and " Hero of Socialist Labour " were also given the order as part of the award
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Order Of The Patriotic War
US-sized ribbon of the Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class US-sized ribbon of the Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd class The ORDER OF THE PATRIOTIC WAR (Russian : Орден Отечественной войны) is a Soviet military decoration that was awarded to all soldiers in the Soviet armed forces, security troops, and to partisans for heroic deeds during the German-Soviet War , known by the former- Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as the Great Patriotic War . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Design * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYThe Order was established on 20 May 1942 and came in first class and second class depending upon the merit of the deed. It was the first Soviet order established during the war, and the first Soviet order divided into classes. Its statute precisely defined, which deeds are awarded with the order, e.g
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Lenin Prize
The LENIN PRIZE (Russian : Ленинская премия, Leninskaya premiya) was one of the most prestigious awards of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
, presented to individuals for accomplishments relating to science , literature , arts , architecture , and technology . It was created on June 23, 1925 and was awarded until 1934. During the period from 1935 to 1956, the Lenin
Lenin
Prize was not awarded, being replaced largely by the Stalin Prize
Stalin Prize
. On August 15, 1956, it was reestablished, and continued to be awarded on every even-numbered year until 1990. The award ceremony was April 22, Lenin
Lenin
's birthday. The Lenin
Lenin
Prize is different from the Lenin
Lenin
Peace Prize , which was awarded to foreign citizens rather than to citizens of the Soviet Union, for their contributions to the peace cause
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Order Of The Red Banner Of Labour
The ORDER OF THE RED BANNER OF LABOUR (Russian : Орден Трудового Красного Знамени) was an order of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
established to honour great deeds and services to the Soviet
Soviet
state and society in the fields of production, science, culture, literature, the arts, education, health, social and other spheres of labour activities. It is the labour counterpart of the military Order of the Red Banner
Order of the Red Banner
. A few institutions and factories, being the pride of Soviet
Soviet
Union, also received the order. The Order of the Red Banner of Labour began solely as an award of the Russian SFSR on December 28, 1920. The all-Union equivalent was established by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on September 7, 1928 and approved by another decree on September 15, 1928
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State Prizes Of The Soviet Republics
The STATE PRIZES OF THE SOVIET REPUBLICS were each republic counterpart to the USSR State Prize . Each republic granted several different prizes, generally named after writers or artists from the republic, as well as a blanket Komsomol prize for young artists
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Finland
FINLAND (/ˈfɪnlənd/ ( listen ); Finnish : Suomi ( listen ); Swedish : Finland
Finland
), officially the REPUBLIC OF FINLAND (Finnish : Suomen tasavalta, Swedish : Republiken Finland) is a sovereign state in Northern Europe
Europe
. The country has land borders with Sweden
Sweden
to the northwest, Norway
Norway
to the north, and Russia
Russia
to the east. To the south is the Gulf of Finland
Gulf of Finland
with Estonia
Estonia
on the opposite side. Finland
Finland
is a Nordic country and, together with Scandinavia
Scandinavia
, is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia
Fennoscandia
. Finland's population is 5.5 million (2016), and the majority of the population is concentrated in the southern region
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Germany
Coordinates : 51°N 9°E / 51°N 9°E / 51; 9 Federal Republic
Republic
of Germany Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit " (de facto) "Unity and Justice and Freedom" ANTHEM: " Deutschlandlied
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Czech Republic
The CZECH REPUBLIC (/ˈtʃɛk rᵻˈpʌblɪk/ ( listen ) CHEK-rə-PUB-lik ; Czech : Česká republika, Czech pronunciation: ( listen )), also known as CZECHIA (/ˈtʃɛkiə/ ( listen ), CHEK-ee-ə ; Czech : Česko, pronounced ( listen )), is a nation state in Central Europe
Europe
bordered by Germany
Germany
to the west, Austria
Austria
to the south, Slovakia
Slovakia
to the east and Poland
Poland
to the northeast. The Czech Republic
Czech Republic
covers an area of 78,866 square kilometres (30,450 sq mi) with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate . It is a unitary parliamentary republic , has 10.5 million inhabitants and the capital and largest city is Prague
Prague
, with over 1.2 million residents
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Order Of The Red Star
The ORDER OF THE RED STAR (Russian : Орден Краснoй Звезды) was a military decoration of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
. It was established by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of 6 April 1930 but its statute was only defined in decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of 5 May 1930. That statute was amended by decrees of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of 7 May 1936, of 19 June 1943, of 26 February 1946, of 15 October 1947, of 16 December 1947 and by decree No 1803-X of 28 March 1980
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Order Of Friendship
The ORDER OF FRIENDSHIP (Russian : Орден Дружбы, Orden Druzhby) is a state decoration of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation
established by Boris Yeltsin by presidential decree 442 of March 2, 1994 to reward foreign nationals whose work, deeds and efforts were aimed at the betterment of relations with the Russian Federation
Russian Federation
and its people. Its statute was later amended by presidential decree 19 of January 6, 1999, presidential decree 1999 of September 7, 2010, presidential decree 1631 of December 16, 2011, and presidential decree 308 of March 16, 2012. It can trace its lineage to the Soviet Order of Friendship of Peoples
Order of Friendship of Peoples

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Order Of Francisc Skorina
The ORDER OF FRANCYSK SKARYNA (Belarusian : О́рдэн Францы́ска Скары́ны) is an award of Belarus
Belarus
. It is named after Francysk Skaryna , one of the first book printers in Cyrillic
Cyrillic
script. It is a single level award that was instituted on 13 April 1995. It is awarded for services to the arts, literature, historical study, etc. SEE ALSO * Orders, decorations, and medals of Belarus
Belarus
REFERENCES * ^ "Republic of Belarus: Order of Francisc Skorina". Medals of the World. 6 May 2007. Retrieved 9 November 2011. This article related to orders , decorations , and medals is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The SYSTèME UNIVERSITAIRE DE DOCUMENTATION or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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