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The documents say that in 1820 – 1822 years Zabila studied at the Moscow provincial gymnasium, and in 1822 – 1825 – in Nizhyn gymnasium. He studied very well, but left school without completing the 6th grade.

In high school his comrades were Nikolai Gogol and Apollo Mokritsky (future artist).

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