MOSKALEV, Vladimir Sergeevič. Lugansk (Vorošilovgrad) 15/28.7.1906 — 14.7.1982. Russian Indologist, specialist of Urdu. Son of an official, graduated 1934 from Oriental Institute in Moscow. Kand. filo. nauk 1953, Docent 1955. In 1937-39 Head of Near Eastern section at Oriental Institute, in 1940-53 in Red Army, in 1953-56 deputy Director of Oriental Institute in Moscow. From 1957 taught at University of Tashkent.
Publications: at least 20 items, e.g. Russko-urdu slovar’. 408 p. Taškent 1943.
Sources: Miliband, Biobibliogr. slovar’ sovetskih vostokovedov. 1976, 1995.
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