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Jan 28, 2020

Putin wanted Russian science to top the world. Then a huge academic scandal blew up

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Now a group at the center of Putin’s aspirations, the Russian Academy of Sciences, has dropped a bombshell into the plans. A commission set up by the academy has led to the retraction of at least 869 Russian scientific articles, mainly for plagiarism.


At least 869 academic papers have been retracted for flaws that included plagiarism. More could come.

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