Cabinet of the Ministers of the USSR, 1985
Minister of Education - Sergei Shcherbakov


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Fellow comrades, I, Siergiej Gieorgijewicz Szczerbakow, was born in 1925 in a small village in the Abstrakhan Oblast. During the second World War I commanded a platoon of foot soldiers. In 1956 I finished my studies at the Institute for Chemistry, focusing on fossil fuels, in Moscow. During my studies I was able to participate in an internship at the University of Berkeley in the Unites States of America. Since 1960 I started working as an adviser for the parties committee for oil and gas in Moscow, I became the secretary of said committee later on. From 1974 to 1984 I was the deputy head of the Ministry of Education. Since last year I ...