Medvedev Backs Ph.D. Plagiarism Crackdown

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(Moscow Times – – February 7, 2013) Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday that the “number of phony doctorates surpasses all possible limits,” and that he supported a crackdown on plagiarism in Ph.D. dissertations. Allegations of plagiarized dissertations have hit some of the state’s highest officials, including Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky and even President Vladimir Putin, who the Brookings […]

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