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Uncle Styopa

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Uncle Styopa

Uncle Styopa ("Дядя Стёпа") was a series of poems composed by Russian children's poet Sergey Mikhalkov. The poems centered on a militsioner (policeman) who was unusual due to his very large height. It was largely due to this set of poems, among others written during the 1930s in the Soviet Union, that Mikhalkov achieved fame and garnered admiration from the Soviet population.

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