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Nikolay Mikhaylovich STRAKHOV

Nikolay STRAKHOV, USSR Geologist. Full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; Head of a Laboratory, Geology Institute, USSR Academy of Science, since 1934; Professor, Moscow University, since 1955 and Moscow Geology Survey Institute, since 1930. Stalin Prize, 1948; Lenin Prize, 1961; Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.

Background

  • STRAKHOV, Nikolay was born in 1900.

  • Education

    • 1928 graduated Geology Department, Moscow University.

    Career

    • 192834 geologist in Southern Urals. 1934-1946 associate, then Department Head, Institute of Geology Science, USSR Academy of Science, 1946-1953 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science. Chairman, Commission on Sedimentary Rocks, USSR Academy of Science.

      Since 1953 member, Editorial Board, “Bolshaya sovetskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Soviet Encyclopedia). Since 1960 member, Editor Board, journal “Doklady Academy of Sciences USSR” (Reports of the USSR Academy of Sciences).

    Religion

    Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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