A city built for scientists
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A city built for scientists

A huge "science city" was built in the middle of a Siberian forest in 1957.

Dozens of research institutes were built and top scientists were enticed to come and work in the harsh, inhospitable region.

Victor Varand was one of the first research chemists to move to "Academic City".

Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who were there.

  • 02 Dec 2017
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