education in Russia

Law is not attempt to erase languages

Last week, Russia's State Duma has passed a bill on studying native languages of Russian peoples in the third and final reading. According to the bill, federal standards of primary school education in Russia now provide an option to …

Sergey Kravtsov remains Rosobrnadzor head

Sergey Kravtsov remained the head of the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor). The corresponding order was posted on the government website. Kravtsov has served as head of the …

Teen attacks school in Russia's Bashkortostan region

Russia's Investigative Committee is looking into the incident in a school in Sterlitamak, Bashkortostan Region. "According to preliminary information, a 17-year-old student of a special class at general education school number …

Moscow State University's Baku branch holds open day

Baku branch of the Moscow State University held an open day. This event became a good tradition at always attracts a lot of potential enrollees and their parents. Educational activity of this branch is almost entirely carried out …

World Festival of Youth and Students kicks off in Russia

19th World Festival of Youth and Students kicks off today in Russia. It will be held in Moscow and Sochi from October 14 to 22.  The festival marks the 70th anniversary of the event which was first held in Prague in 1947. More …