Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
The Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (PIN; ) in Moscow is among the world's largest paleontological institutes. An affiliate of the Russian Academy of Sciences, it includes collections from all over the former Soviet Union, as well as from other countries.
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