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Vladimir Ivanovich SMIRNOV

Vladimir SMIRNOV, USSR Geologist. Professor, Moscow University, since 1951; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; member, Committee Lenin Prizes for Science and Technology, USSR Council of Ministers, since 1960. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Background

  • SMIRNOV, Vladimir was born in 1910.

  • Education

    • 1934 graduated Moscow Geology Survey Institute.

    Career

    • Specialist in the geological, prospecting and assaying of ore deposits. 1934-1946 instructor, Moscow Geology Survey Institute. 1946-1951 USSR Deputy Minister of Geology and Professor Moscow Geology Survey Institute and Moscow Institute of NonFerrous Metals and Gold.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
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