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People's Poet of Belarus Nil Hilevich dies aged 84

The People's Poet of Belarus Nil Hilevich has passed away. He died the day before aged 84.

Nil Hilevich is known as a poet, literary critic and translator. In 1954, he joined the Union of Soviet Writers. The poet was awarded the Order of Red Banner of Labor, the Order of Friendship of Peoples and the Medal of Francysk Skaryna.

People's Poet of Belarus Nil Hilevich dies aged 84