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### A cohomology computation request.

The short: Let
$X= \{(x,y,z) \in \mathbb{C}^* \times \mathbb{C} \times \mathbb{C} \, |\, yz-x\neq 0\}$
Compute $H^*_c(X)$ (say with $\mathbb{C}$-coefficients).
The long: Unless I messed something ...

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### Are Kazhdan-Lusztig $R$-polynomials the Poincare polynomials of the corresponding affine varieties

Let $x$ and $y$ be two elements of $S_n$. Let $U(x,y)$ be the intersection $(BxB \cap B_{-} y B)/B$ inside the flag variety. Here $B$ and $B_{-}$ are the groups of upper and lower-triangular matrices ...