Losing their roubles

June 1991
New Scientist;6/15/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1773, p19
Reports on the financial crisis faced by some research institutions in the Soviet Union, which have resulted from Mikhail Gorbachev's campaign to make science self-financing. Problems at the Institute of Applied Physics of the Byelorussian Academy of Sciences; Possible exemption of cold-fusion research.


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