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Russia: “Hell's Coat Check”

Hell is… To Darkness At Noon, it's “the intersection of bureaucracy and academia that is the Russian university”: “Today I had to enter the fifth circle (reserved for the wrathful and slothful) for a meeting. As hell has not yet frozen over, it is still necessary to check one's coat at the entryway to the large academic building before plunging into the inferno.”

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