PROMINENT representatives of Soviet science attended the third meeting of the Anti-fascist Society of Soviet Scientists held in Moscow on June 18. In his opening remarks, the president, Derzhavin, reminded his audience of the solemn oath taken by them at their first meeting in the memorable days of October 1941 when the German Army was driving on to the capital of the U.S.S.R. They then vowed to devote all their energy and knowledge to the war effort of the nation. Soviet men of science, he said, have kept that vow.
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KRASILNIKOV*, V. Third Annual Meeting of the Anti-Fascist Society of Soviet Scientists. Nature 154, 246–247 (1944). https://doi.org/10.1038/154246a0