Vladimir BALMONT, USSR Agronomist and zootechnician. Corresponding member, Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences, since 1954; full member, AJl-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science and V.-President, Kazakhstan Branch, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1957; Honoured Worker of Science of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic since 1945. Stalin Prize, 1946.
1929-1931 at Kazakhstan People’s Commissariat of Agriculture. 1932-1937 instructor, Kazakhstan Zoological and Veterinary Institute and Kazakhstan Sheep-Raising Institute. 1936-1956 at Cattle-Raising Institute, Kazakhstan Branch, AllUnion Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science.
(1936-1947 Deputy Director, 1950-1952 Director). Deputy Kazakhstan Supreme » Soviet of 1955 convocation. 1957 member, Committee the Organ, of new Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences.
Research deals with improvement of sheepraising and certain theoretical cattle-raising problems in Kazakhstan.