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In from the cold

In from the cold
In from the cold
With the Cold War over, Sergey Piontkovsky thought nothing of picking up the phone or sending e-mails to Western colleagues from his office in Sevastopol, Ukraine. Just a routine job for a marine biologist working on projects with scientists overseas. But Ukraine’s security service had other ideas. This latter-day KGB decided Piontkovsky’s chats amounted to the leaking of state secrets. Raids were ordered on his home and offices at the Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas. He was interrogated and banned from leaving the country. Thanks to a massive campaign involving scientists around the world, charges were never…
UKRAINE, PIONTKOVSKY, S, INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY OF SOUTHERN SEAS, SBU
0262-4079
30-35
Copley, J.
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Copley, J.
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Copley, J. (2000) In from the cold. New Scientist, 166 (2234), 30-35.

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Abstract

With the Cold War over, Sergey Piontkovsky thought nothing of picking up the phone or sending e-mails to Western colleagues from his office in Sevastopol, Ukraine. Just a routine job for a marine biologist working on projects with scientists overseas. But Ukraine’s security service had other ideas. This latter-day KGB decided Piontkovsky’s chats amounted to the leaking of state secrets. Raids were ordered on his home and offices at the Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas. He was interrogated and banned from leaving the country. Thanks to a massive campaign involving scientists around the world, charges were never…

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Published date: 15 April 2000
Keywords: UKRAINE, PIONTKOVSKY, S, INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY OF SOUTHERN SEAS, SBU

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Local EPrints ID: 8793
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/8793
ISSN: 0262-4079
PURE UUID: 7e445d73-f77d-42ea-8651-b573632a7678
ORCID for J. Copley: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3333-4325

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Date deposited: 10 Sep 2004
Last modified: 18 Feb 2021 16:44

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