Kremlin rationality

As for the single most important reason why the Kremlin is attacking the science-focused Dynasty Foundation, it’s probably this. Dmitry Zimin’s son Boris is the chairman of Fond Sreda, a nonprofit foundation supporting independent Russian media with cash grants. If most of the money under Sreda’s control originally came from the Zimin family, I wouldn’t even doubt that the Kremlin is pummeling Dynasty in retaliation for Sreda, convinced that starving independent media is worth defunding science.

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