For hire: Soviet physicists and chemists

Geake, Elizabeth
October 1991
New Scientist;10/12/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1790, p16
Reports on the attempts made by scientists from the Soviet Union to sell their expertise abroad for hard currency by getting work contracts from overseas companies to pay researchers' salaries. Involvement of two Soviet groups, the International Solidary Association and Mucates; Work contracts in various countries; Stimulation of international research and scientific cooperation.


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