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Political Tussle Looms Over Private R&D Center

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Science  09 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5655, pp. 155
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5655.155a

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MOSCOW-- When Russia's leading oil company, Yukos, opened the country's first private academic research institute in Moscow last month, the head of Yukos was in jail, and Yukos's business plans were uncertain.