The issue of the magazine is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR. Kazakh SSR, Alma-Ata, August, 1971 City street. The building of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR. Monument to the first Kazakh scientist, historian, ethnographer, folklorist, traveler and educator Chokan Chingisovich Valikhanov. Participants of the jubilee session in the foyer of the Academy of Sciences building; in the meeting room. In the presidium of the meeting, the President of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR, Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences Shakhmardan Yessenovich Yessenov; President of the USSR Academy of Sciences Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh and others. Speakers: M.V. Keldysh, Sh. E. Yessenov, the second secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan Valentin Karpovich Mesyats and others. Participants of the jubilee session install a portrait of the first president of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR, Kanysh Imantayevich Satpayev, at the presidium table. Presentation of memorable gifts to Sh.E. Esenov. M.V. Keldysh speaks (sinhr., Offscreen) about the results of the work of the XXIV Congress of the Communist Party of the USSR. Sh.E. Yessenov says (sinhr., Off-screen) words of gratitude to the USSR Academy of Sciences and its president M.V. Keldysh. VC. Month says (sinhr., Behind the scenes) a welcoming speech to the staff of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR on behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan, the Presidium of the Supreme Council and the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Institute of Chemical Sciences: equipment in a chemical laboratory; employees at work. Institute of Metallurgy and Ore Beneficiation: optical pyrometer in the laboratory; scientists at work. Scientists in the laboratory of one of the institutes of biological sciences. Institute of Geological Sciences: the scale of the spectrometer in the laboratory; predictive map of occurrence of fossils; employees at work. Institute of Nuclear Physics: Institute staff in the laboratory are working with instruments. Kazakh SSR. Observatory of the Institute of Astrophysics: buildings on the territory; there is a bus, a UAZ car; scientist at the telescope. Shop of one of the metallurgical plants; workers in the shop at work. Botanical Garden: botanists walk through the territory; plants in the garden.