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Boris Leont’evich Tolstykh

politician

Boris Tolstykh, USSR Politician.

Background

Tolstykh, Boris was born in 1936.

Education

Graduated from Voronezh State University, 1959.

Career

Trained as an electronics engineer. Worked as an engineer at the Voronezh Elektronika complex (one of the chief manufacturers of military aircraft and space technology). Directorgeneral at the same complex, 1977.

Responsible for the production of the video-cassette recorder, the Elektronika VM-12. Instrumental in the complete modernization of the factory. Appointed Chairman of the USSR State Committee for Science and Technology.

Deputy Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers.