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Medvedev Anatoly Andreevich

Born on February 5, 1923 in the village of Terekhino (now the Uvat district of the Tyumen region). Parents: father Andrei Semenovich (90s of the 19th century - 1951) was an accountant, mother Fekla Ivanovna (nee Belkina) (1902 - 1985) was a housewife. In the family, besides Anatoly, there was also a son, Petya, who died at the age of 10 in 1934 from croupous pneumonia. Anatoly Medvedev studied at the Uvat elementary school. In the 1930s. the Medvedev family moved to Ostyako-Vogulsk. Anatoly continued his studies at the secondary school of Ostyako-Vogulsk (Khanty-Mansiysk), which he graduated in 1941. On July 20, 1941, at the age of 17, he volunteered for the front, graduated from the Tomsk Infantry School. Combat path: fought on the Donskoy, North-Western, Central, Northern and 1st Belorussian fronts as commander of a 37mm fire platoon. guns, battalion communications chief, 37 mm battery commander. guns, adjutant of the senior division 37 mm. guns. Taking part in battles on the territory of the Latvian SSR, Anatoly Medvedev met with the telegraph operator Galina Sidorova. The young couple registered their marriage on November 15, 1944 in Riga. After the end of the Great Patriotic War, Anatoly Andreevich served in the city of Komsomolsk - on - Amur for another year. Demobilized on July 10, 1946. He returned to Khanty-Mansiysk, where his young wife and parents were waiting for him. From December 1, 1946, he worked as the secretary of the Samarovskiy RK of the Komsomol, the Khanty-Mansiysk district committee of the Komsomol. In 1948, the young family had twins - a son Victor (later followed in the footsteps of his father 6, a photojournalist, journalist of the Kondinskaya regional newspaper), a daughter Lydia (therapist of the Kondinskaya hospital). Since September 1950 he worked as head. department of letters of the editorial office of the newspaper "Stalin's tribuna" (Khanty-Mansiysk). In 1955 he was appointed editor of the newspaper "Stalinsky Put" (since 1956 - "Leninskaya Tribuna"), where he worked for 29 years, until his retirement in 1984. He was repeatedly elected deputy of the Kondinsky District Council of Working People's Deputies, was a member of the Kondinsky RK CPSU. Passed away on 28 August 1984.