All applicants for the position of President of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) withdrew during its annual General meeting. About it reports RIA Novosti.
The meeting was held in the RAS building on the Sparrow hills on Monday, March 20. The members of the Academy saw the need of creating a new Charter for the election of its President. The relevant work will be completed within six months.
For the post of head wounds was claimed by its current President Vladimir Fortov, Chairman of the Board of the Russian Foundation for basic research and Director of the Institute on laser and information technologies academician Vladislav Panchenko, Director of the Institute of molecular biology named after Vladimir Engelhardt academician Alexander Makarov.
New elections of the head wounds could take place in autumn 2017. In accordance with the Charter of duties of the head of the Academy in connection with the expiry of the term of office Fortov will play one of the Vice presidents.
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