April 16, 1992
Certificates (one in Russian, one in English) inside red, leather-bound cover. English certificate reads: "Academy of Natural Sciences of Russian Federation pursuant to its Charter elected Pauling Linus Foreign Fellow of the Academy, Section Earth Sciences, 16.04.92g." Signature of president follows. Membership card in matching red leather-bound cover, with Russian writing inside declaring Pauling to be a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Awarded by the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Subject: Decorations of honor, Academic
Name: Russian Academy of Sciences