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During the disintegration of the Soviet Union, was there a surge of child allergies in Tajikistan because people hoarded soap?

The June 1990 Atlantic article Inside the Collapsing Soviet Economy says: Soviet TV and newspapers, liberated by glasnost, are filled with stories about these rising prices and their consequences. In ...
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Did Dr. Nikolay Chudinov revive Permian bacteria found in a potassium salt crystal in Perm, 1972?

It turns out there is a film about this study — Узники пермского моря (1970) (Wikipedia) — in which experiments are shown and the methodology is explained. It is in Russian. The film summarizes the ...
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