Yakovlev Vasily Yakovlevich (pseudonym – Bogucharsky, Bazilevsky) (1861-1915) – writer, historian of the revolutionary movement in Russia. historian, publicist, publisher, archaeographer, translator, populist. He graduated from the St. Petersburg Constantine Military School in 1880. He served in the Far East in the Amur Cossack regiment. In 1884 he was transferred to Petersburg in the office of the Central Directorate of Cossack troops. In the same year he was arrested on charges of contact with the Narodnaya Volya, was held in the Peter and Paul Fortress, then in exile in the Tobolsk Province and the Yakut Region. He returned from exile in 1890. In 1892, he undertook an archaeographic expedition abroad to discover archival materials on the history of the Russian social movement in the emigrant archives. In 1900 he attended a course in social sciences at the Free University of Brussels, worked in emigrant archives. One of the organizers of the creation of the “Union Liberation” (1904). In 1906-1909, together with VL Burtsev and PE Shchegolev, published a journal
“Past” (1906-1907), collections “Past years”, “On the past.” In 1909 in the case of the journal “The Past” was deported abroad.