Vasily Levshin

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Vasily Alekseevich Levshin or Lyovshin (Russian: Васи́лий Алексе́евич Лёвшин) (July 17, 1746 – August 10, 1826) was a Russian writer.

Born in Smolensk, he wrote on agricultural and economic subjects and was close to Nikolay Novikov's circle.

Levshin's utopian novel Noveishee puteshestvie ("The newest voyage," 1784) contains the first Russian flight to the Moon.