Chief Editor of “Literaturnaya Armenia” Magazine

Date and Place of Birth: August 20, 1940, Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, Russia


1958-1963 North Ossetian State Pedagogical Institute; Department of Russian Language and Literature; philologist

1977-1979 higher literature course at the Writers Union of USSR


1987-present chief editor of “Literaturnaya Armenia” magazine

1983-1987 head of department at “Nairi” publishing house

1979-1983 head of culture department of “Communist” newspaper

1977-1979 higher literature course

1973-1977 head of department at “Literaturnaya Armenia” newspaper

1969-1973 executive secretary of “Makeevskiy Rabochiy” newspaper

1961-1969 chief editor of art programs of North Ossetian TV studio

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1973 Journalists Union of Ukraine

Since 1976 Writers Union of Armenia

Publications: “Druzhba Narodov” magazine, “Socialisticheskiy Donbass” newspaper; ”Kniga i Iskusstvo in USSR”

1963 collected poems “Almost in whisper”; authors of over 40 translations of Armenian literary classics, modern writers and poets (1960-1964)

Hobbies: preference, chess (candidate to master of sports)

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital Status: married, has a son

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 56 35 57 (office), (374 10) 43 35 55 (home)