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Leonid Ivanovich Khitrun

party official

Leonid KHITRUN, born 1930. CPSU since 1955; of Central Auditing Commission CPSU 1981-1986.

Background

Khitrun, Leonid was born in 1930.

Education

Graduated from the Belorussian Agricultural Academy, 1953.

Career

Began as a tractor-driver in Lida, Grodno Oblast’, 1946-1948. Joined the Communist Party in 1955. Chief engineer of a machine and tractor station, 1953-1960.

Chairman of Grodno Oblast’ Selkhoztekhnika, 1961 — 62. Chairman of the Belorussian Association for Agricultural Technology, Belselkhoztekhnika, 1961-1971. Deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Belorussian SSR, 1971-1972 and 1976-1979.

1st Deputy USSR Minister of Agriculture, 1972-1976. Member of the Central Committee of the Belorussian CP, 1966-1972. Chairman of the USSR State Committee for the Supply of Production Equipment for

Agriculture, 1980.

Member of the Central Auditing Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1981. USSR Minister for Livestock Farming and Fodder Machinery from 1982 to July 1987, when he was removed from his post.

Religion

As long as the public believes in religion, they will not attempt to make any genuine effort to understand and overcome the real source of their suffering.

Views

All policy decisions should be made in the light of the continued, permanent development of the theory of Marxism–Leninism.

Membership

CPSU since 1955; of Central Auditing Commission CPSU 1981-1986.