Is the ROC Policy the Consolidation or the Collapse of the Country?
Open letter by 10 Academisians
of the Russian Academy of Sciences to V. V. Putin, President of the Russian
Writer and scientists Zakhar Oskotsky laments the plight of the
the inaction by Russian officials, and calls for a scientific and technical
revolution to restore Russia's greatness.
Secular humanism needs serious public protection
Press Release of Representatives of the International Humanist and Ethical Union
(IHEU) at the International Conference
"Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue", St. Petersburg, 1 June 2007
We weren't expected
"The improbable almost happened: Russian Humanist Society’s (RHS) members finally
managed to get the word of secular humanists
directly to the ears of the Russian authorities although, judging from everything,
it does not want to hear us and shuts itself off from us in every possible way.
We were aided by an organized event and… by Europe". (Gennady Shevelev)
The Top 5 Science Scams
The Commission to Combat Pseudoscience
has existed in Russia for eight years now. However, in spite of all the efforts
of the academicians, there are no fewer pseudoscientists. The past year has been
especially abundant for them. Academician and Commission member Yevgeniy Aleksandrov
evaluated the most scandalous "achievements" especially for "Ogonek".
The Demons of Ignorance and Greed
Eh. P. Kruglyakov is interviewed by Literaturnaya Gazeta about the work of
the Commission to Combat Pseudoscience
which he heads.
Pseudoscience and its propagandists
Academicians Aleksandrov and Ginzburg recount the difficulties in trying
to get government-owned Rossiyskaya Gazeta to stop promoting