The Decree text is published on the website of the Ministry of Education and Science about assignment of academic statuses scientifically - to pedagogical employees of higher educational institutions III-IV of levels of accreditation, establishments of postdegree education and scientific institutions.
According to the decision of Certification board of October 30, the academic status of the associate professor was appropriated to 623 employees of HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS among whom there are also four nikolayevets. So, associate professors became R. A. Tribrat (The Nikolaev state agrarian university); T.D. Kremin and I.G. Rodionov (The Nikolaev state university of V.A. Sukhomlinsky), Ya.B. Volyanskaya (National university of shipbuilding of the admiral Makarov).
And here in the list of research associates to which the academic status of professor was appropriated, nikolayevets didn't appear.