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Russia: Funding Crisis Provokes Street Protests

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Science  23 Feb 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5252, pp. 1052
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5252.1052


Moscow—Researchers and technicians from the Russian Academy of Sciences took to the streets last week to protest the government's failure to turn over promised funding to the academy. The nonpayments have provoked a funding crisis that has shut down most research at academy institutes.