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Elizaveta Ivanovna USHAKOVA

agronomist

Elizaveta USHAKOVA, USSR Agronomist. Specialist in the cultivation of vegetables; full member, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1948; Director, Gribovo Vegetable Selection Station, since 1937. Member, Communist Party, since 1920.

Background

USHAKOVA, Elizaveta was born in 1895.

Education

Studied at Golitsin Advanced Agriculture Courses for Women. 1931 graduated Timiryazev Agriculture Academy. 1937 postgrad, student, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science.

Career

Deputy, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Supreme Soviet of 1941, 1951, 1955 and 1959 convocation. Member, Editorial Board, journals: since 1960, ‘‘Sad i ogorod” (Garden and Kitchen Garden). “Sad” (The Garden); “Krestyanka” (The Countrywoman).

“Kolkhoznoe proizvodstvo” (Kolkhoz Production). Developed method of vegetable crop selection for the USSR and method for the cultivation of selected seeds. 1931-1933 Director of students’ practical work, Fruit and Vegetable Faculty, Moscow Vegetable Institute, and later, Deputy Dir of Studies, Moscow Vegetable Institute.

1933-1934 Head, Chair of Vegetable Growing, Higher Communist Agriculture School, Moscow.

Religion

Religion is bad because it wastes time and money.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1920.

Views

Peaceful coexistence among Soviet and Western block is a continuation of the class struggle between the socialist and capitalist worlds, but not based on armed conflict. The conflict is mainly economical.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1920.