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Georgia to spend billions of dollars on schools

A total of 7 billion GEL (about $2.61billion) will be spent on the construction of new schools and the renovation of old ones, Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said. "We need about 7 billion GEL worth …

Protests in Armenia's main university

More than 200 Yerevan State University employees are staging protests against the Armenian government's decision to finance scientific projects through a tendering process. About 450 researchers may lose their jobs due to the …

Graduate exams to be abolished in Georgian schools

Graduate exams will be abolished in Georgia starting form 2020,  director of the National Assessment and Examination Centre (NAEC) Sophia Gorgodze said at the presentation of new reforms regarding the Unified National …

Hayk Marutyan fires school principals in Yerevan

Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan fired principals of several city schools. The relevant decisions of the mayor were published on the official website of the capital of Armenia. As follows from the documents, the basis for dismissal was the …

Expedition of Russian language ambassadors to Azerbaijan

Another expedition of the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute's volunteer program 'Russian Language Ambassadors in the World' is underway in Azerbaijan. The program coordinator, assistant professor of the Russian literature …

Teen stabbed in Armenia's Debedavan school

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in a school of Debedavan village of Tavush province, the press service of Armenian police said. The teen was transported to hospital. It was revealed that he was wounded by another 15-year-old student …