Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.

Russian science: What the scientists say

Russian researchers, and those who have worked in Russia, share their thoughts with Nature on the problems faced by the country's scientific system ? and how they could be addressed.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution

Access options

Rent or buy this article

Prices vary by article type



Prices may be subject to local taxes which are calculated during checkout

Additional information

See also the Russian science web focus

Related links

Related links

Related links in Nature Research

Russian science web focus

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Russian science: What the scientists say. Nature 449, 528–530 (2007).

Download citation

  • Published:

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI:


Quick links

Nature Briefing

Sign up for the Nature Briefing newsletter — what matters in science, free to your inbox daily.

Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing