The head of Nizhyn underground Komsomol - youth organization during World War II. He wasthe Hero of the Soviet Union (1965, posthumously).
2. Nizhyn prison was designedby Russian architect AndriianZakharov according to the provisions of the reform adopted at the beginning of the 19th century, establishing in Russian empire a unitary system of provincial management and therefore expansion of the network of public administration institutions.
In this place, in September 1943, 26 members of youth organization were executed.