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Akademgorodok, or Novosibirsk Scientific City

This is a satellite town, some 20 km to the south from the centre of Novosibirsk, amid enchanting woodland close to the Ob Sea. Accessible by local train or minibus from the city, too.

Set up in Soviet times by one of Russia’s greatest minds, mathematician Mikhail Lavrentyev, it allowed the young forward-thinking scientists who moved East from Moscow and St Petersburg a pleasant lifestyle, enabling them to work successfully.

It is home to 32 institutes and researching centres, the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Novosibirsk State University. 

Some say it has the greatest concentration of brain power anywhere in Russia.

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pictures: The Siberian Times

Comments (2)

Dear Yan,

Sorry about this; we are working on a new website which should have this issue sorted and will help you keep up with updates from Khabarovsk.

Warm regards,
Team The Siberian Times
Team The Siberian Times,
18/03/2018 09:42
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Dobre Outra, I am confused by your website every time I click on Khabarovsk I get information on Novosibirsk? I lived in Khabarovsk for about 5 years and where I met my wife Olga. I like to keep up with the Khabarovsk news so find it quite frustrating.


Yan Yanovitch
Yan Yanovitch, Auckland New Zealand
18/03/2018 03:34
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