Election of the President of the USSR Academy of Sciences AN Nesmeyanov. General view of the hall. Presidium. Speakers: A. Ya. Vyshinsky, B. A. Vvedensky, A. A. Blagonravov, B. D. Grekov, E. V. Tarle, E. A. Chudakov. Academician S. A. Khristianovich announces the results of the secret ballot. The newly elected President addresses the audience.