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Yakov Nikolaevich BELEVTSEV

Yakov BELEVTSEV, USSR Geologist. Doctor of Geology and Mineralogical Science since 1952; corresponding member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences; Professor, Kiev University, since 1953; Department Head, Institute of Geology Science, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1953. О. of Lenin; other orders; medals.

Background

  • BELEVTSEV, Yakov was born in 1912 in village Orekhovo, now Kursk Oblast.

  • Education

    • 1937 graduated Dnepropetrovsk Mining Institute.

    Career

    • 1937-1952 in industrial geological institutions. Main works deal with geological and genesis of iron ores in the Krivoy Rog Basin.

    Religion

    Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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