Mikhail Riazanskii

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Riazanskii, Mikhail Sergeevich


Born Mar. 23 (Apr. 5), 1909, in Leningrad. Soviet radio engineer. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1958). Hero of Socialist Labor (1956). Member of the CPSU since 1940.

Since graduating from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute in 1935, Riazanskii has worked in various scientific research organizations. He has been awarded the State Prize of the USSR (1943), four Orders of Lenin, two other orders, and various medals.

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