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Vladimir Aleksandrovich BALMONT

Agronomist and zootechnician

Vladimir BALMONT, USSR Agronomist and zootechnician. Corresponding member, Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences, since 1954; full member, AJl-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science and V.-President, Kazakhstan Branch, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1957; Honoured Worker of Science of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic since 1945. Stalin Prize, 1946.

Background

BALMONT, Vladimir was born in 1901.

Education

1929 graduated Siberian Institute of Agriculture and Forestry, Omsk.

Career

1929-1931 at Kazakhstan People’s Commissariat of Agriculture. 1932-1937 instructor, Kazakhstan Zoological and Veterinary Institute and Kazakhstan Sheep-Raising Institute. 1936-1956 at Cattle-Raising Institute, Kazakhstan Branch, AllUnion Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science.

(1936-1947 Deputy Director, 1950-1952 Director). Deputy Kazakhstan Supreme » Soviet of 1955 convocation. 1957 member, Committee the Organ, of new Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences.

Research deals with improvement of sheepraising and certain theoretical cattle-raising problems in Kazakhstan.

Religion

Religion is always aggressive against any new scientific ideas.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.