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Putin Aims to Turn Science Cities Into Silicon Steppes

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Science  24 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5606, pp. 493
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5606.493a

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MOSCOW-- The Kremlin hopes to knock a little business sense into Russia's scientific community. Last week, President Vladimir Putin's science council agreed on a plan to anoint a few of the country's struggling science cities as "innovation zones."