Nikolay NIKITIN, USSR Chemist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1939; Professor, Kirov Forestry Academy Leningrad, since 1929. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.
NIKITIN, Nikolay was born in 1890.
1913 graduated St. Petersburg Forestry Institute.
Research on chemistry of cellulose and wood pulp. His work on manufacture of wood cellulose for viscose products (artificial fibers and films) has great practical significance. Also research on chemical structure of USSR wood varieties.
Religion obstructs scientific research and technological progress.
Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.