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Every year on March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. In Russia, this special day has been celebrated since 1913 and became a public holiday in 1965.
March 8 is the day when women’s organizations around the world celebrate women’s rights and achievements. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, though women constitute just about 30% of scientists (about 40% in Russia), their role can hardly be overestimated. In this article, we write about women who made remarkable scientific discoveries and launched important projects in 2018.