Georgiy BUTKEVICH, USSR Electronic engineer. Doctor of Technology Science since 1937; Professor, Moscow Power Engineering Institute, since 1938; Department Head, Lenin All-Union Electrotechn. Institute. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.
BUTKEVICH, Georgiy was born in 1903 in village Rusanovo, now Tula Oblast.
Since 1926 at AllUnion Electrotechn. Institute, where he supervised establishment of first Soviet laboratory for breaking capacities, which assisted in production of high-voltage circuit breakers. Chairman, High-Voltage Section, Science and Technology Council, All-Union Electrotechn.
Institute; since 1949 member, Editor Board, journal “Elektrichestvo” (Electricity).