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Konstantin Ilich VASHCHENKO

Konstantin VASHCHENKO, USSR Metallurgist. Doctor of Technology Science; Professor 1946; Head, Chair of Casting Production, and Dean, Metallurgical Faculty, Kiev Polytechn. Institute, since 1944. Order of Lenin; other orders and medals.

Background

  • VASHCHENKO, Konstantin was born in 1901 in Kozelets, now Chernigov Oblast.

  • Education

    • 1930 graduated Kiev Polytechn. Institute.

    Career

    • Investigates problems of chemically stable alloys of pig iron and non-ferrous castings.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it forces people to rely on outside authority, rather than becoming self-reliant.

    Views

    Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.

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