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Description: AROUND the time that Apple Computer was making it big in California, Andrey Shtorkh was getting a first-hand look at the Soviet approach to high tech: he guarded the fence keeping scientists inside Sverdlovsk-45, one of the country’s secret scientific cities, deep in the Ural Mountains.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: 04/10/2010

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/11/business/global/11russia.html?ref=business

Questions for discussion:

  • What does this article suggest about changing attitudes towards business investment and entrepreneurialism in Russia?
  • Do you believe the movement described here is genuine and sustainable?

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