He was elected as a head of Russian Academy of Sciences and also held the same position at the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics. For his breakthroughs and research in physics he was awarded Feenberg medal in 2004. On May 17, 2011 he and Gerard 't Hooft were awarded a Lomonosov Gold Medal by the Russian Academy of Sciences.
- "Russian Academy of Sciences Award Lomonosov Medal to Spartak Belyaev and Gerard 't Hooft". Russkiy Mir Foundation. May 17, 2011. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
- Vladimir Zelevinsky (2006). "Spartak T. Belyaev — Recipient of the Feenberg medal". International Journal of Modern Physics 20 (2574). doi:10.1142/S0217979206035047. http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0217979206035047?journalCode=ijmpb.
- Ушел из жизни бывший ректор НГУ Спартак Беляев (Russian)