Novytsky, Mykola K. [Новицький, Микола; Novyc'kyj], b 10 August 1884 in Rudivka, Poltava gubernia, d 5 July 1939 in Kyiv. Journalist and publisher. He was exiled to Siberia for his activities during the Revolution of 1905. Between 1912 and 1915 worked as a journalist in Katerynoslav. In 1915–25 worked in the Far East where he joined the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik). After returnint to Ukraine in 1925 he served as assistant editor of Visti VUTsVK and contributed articles and feuilletons to Komunist, often under the pseudonym Iona Vochrevisushchy. He also edited the Visti VUTsVK supplement Literatura i mystetstvo. In 1938 Novytsky was arrested in the Stalinist terror and subsequently executed.
[This article was updated in 2021.]
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