At the 113th session
, the JINR Scientific Council elected V.N. Shvetsov as Director of the Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics, V.V. Korenkov as Director of the Laboratory of Information Technologies; both for a term of five years. The JINR Scientific Council also elected M. Veselski as Deputy Director of the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions until the expiration of the term of office of FLNR Director. The JINR Scientific Council thanked A.V. Belushkin and V.V. Ivanov for their successful work as FLNR and LIT Directors.