Russia plans to raise the legal status of the Academy of Sciences

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The legal status of the Russian Academy of Sciences will be increased, this will be adjusted to the current law on RAS, and then developed new, said Wednesday the head of RAS Alexander Sergeev.

According to him, at a recent meeting with President Vladimir Putin discussed the need to improve the legal status of the RAS «for its full participation in the development of science».

«Has formulated a two-step approach,» explained Sergeev. First, we plan to adjust the current 253-law of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and then to prepare a new law.

«This will require changes in the Civil code, is a serious work,» — said Sergeyev. According to him, Putin supported this approach.

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