Nina POPOVA, USSR Public official. Chairman, Presidium, Union of Soviet Society for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, since 1958; Chairman, Committee of Soviet Women, and V.-President, International Democratic Federation of Women, since 1945; Presidium member, Soviet Committee the Defense of Peace, since 1955; member, World Peace Council, since 1958; Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, since 1961.
1956-1961 candidate member of the Central Committee, Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation. 1940 candidate member, then member, Moscow City Committee, AllUnion Communist Party (Bolsheviks).
1941 elected Committee and Presidium member, Anti-Fascist Committee of Soviet Women, at 1st All-Union Women's Meeting. Until 1929 taught society science at courses for Trade-Union officials in Tambov. 1929-1930 Director,Department ol Revolutionary History, Tambov Museum of Regional Studies.
1934-1938 Director, then Deputy Rector of Studies, Timiryazevsk Branch, Moscow Marxist-Leninist University of Science and Technology Engineering Workers. 1938-1940 member, instructor, then Secretary, Moscow Krasnopresnensky District Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). 1941_42 Chairman, Krasnopresnensky District Soviet of Workers’ Deputy.
1942-1945 Secretary, Krasnopresnensky District Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). 1945 Sccr., All-Union Central Trade-Union Council. 1957-1958 Chairman, AJl-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, renamed 1958 the Union of Soviet Society for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries.