|Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers|
13 January 1984 – 7 June 1989
|Minister of Construction of the Oil and Gas Industries|
11 December 1973 – 13 January 1984
|Preceded by||Aleksei K. Kortunov|
|Succeeded by||Vladimir G. Chirskov|
|Born||5 October 1919|
Debaltsevo, Ukrainian SSR
|Died||22 August 1990 (aged 70)|
Moscow, Russian SFSR
|Resting place||Novodevichy Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Raisa Pavlovna Shcherbina|
|Children||Yuri Borisovich Shcherbina|
|Known for||Crisis management of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and 1988 Armenian earthquake; Chairman of the Chernobyl Commission|
|Awards||Hero of Socialist Labor|
Boris Yevdokimovich Shcherbina (Ukrainian: Борис Євдокимович Щербина; 5 October 1919 – 22 August 1990) was a Ukrainian Soviet politician. He was a vice-chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union from 1984 to 1989. He was in charge of Soviet crisis management of two major catastrophes: the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and the 1988 Armenian earthquake.
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- Hewitt, Ed A.; Winston, Victor H. (1 December 2010). Milestones in Glasnost and Perestroyka: Politics and People. Brookings Institution Press. pp. 20–. ISBN 978-0-8157-1914-4.
- Plokhy, Serhii (15 May 2018). Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe. Basic Books. pp. 299–. ISBN 978-1-5416-1708-7.