The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, academician of the RAS Alexander Sergeev was awarded with the diploma of foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. It happened on 13 December in the framework of the II Congress of scientists of Belarus.
Diploma of the head wounds was presented by the Chairman of the national Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov. As said Sergeyev, for it is a great honor and at the same time an unexpected event. He expressed the need to establish close and friendly relations between Russian and Belarusian scientists.
By the way, speaking before the scientists of NASB, Sergeev noted the advantage, which managed to retain the Belarusian Academy: it is nothing as high status, which allows it to remain the customer of scientific works. “Now we have (in the framework of the Union state) there is some asymmetry, because the Belarusian Academy of Sciences is a customer and can, for example, in the framework of the project of the Union state to take initiatives. Russian Academy of Sciences is not a customer and can’t… But I can tell you with certainty that the leadership of the country concerned, to the role of the Academy of Sciences again has increased”.