A tribute was paid to Yevgeniya Nikolaevna Varasova on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of her murder in the course of the political terror of the years 1937-1938. Yevgeniya Nikolayevna Varasova had learned polarography in the laboratory of Jaroslav Heyrovsky in Prague and she was the first to introduce this method in the USSR for practical analysis. She was the translator of Heyrovský's first book on polarography to Russian language, which was the beginning of applying polarography in analysis and for fundamental research in the USSR. Y.N. Varasova studied the behavior of the oxygen maximum of the 1st kind and especially the suppressing effect of different anions, establishing the now well-known series going from Cl- in the laboratory of Heyrovský.
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