For Russian scientists, intellectual freedom comes with a cost

Authors

  • Michael Carlowicz


Abstract

The second of two parts

“Without doubt, the strongest negative factor—which not only hinders the reform of science but also creates a real danger for the very existence of science in Russia—is the current budgetary crisis,” notes Boris Saltykov, former science minister of Russia. “The government has virtually excluded science from its list of priorities.“

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