Valeri Alikov, Russian Hill Mari poet, Died at 56


Valeri Alikov or Valery Alikov was born on January 1, 1960, in Gornomariysky, and died on September 11, 2016 in Helsinki.

He was also known as Valeri Mikor

He was a Hill Mari-speaking Mari poet, critic and translator.

He died due to lung cancer.