К.В. Манойленко


The present essay addresses the history of institution of Commission for Evaluation of the Productive Forces of Russia (CEPF) in response to the First World War. The initiatives put forward by A.S. Famintsyn and V.I. Vernadsky with regard to the Commission are highlighted. The aiming of the Commission at developing the economy of Russia and at supporting frontline and home front warfare is shown. The expansion of the ideas and methods of CEPF to the period of the Great Patriotic War is traced.


V.I. Vernadsky, A.S. Famintsyn, natural resources, productive forces, plant resources, sapropel.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24855/biosfera.v7i2.64


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