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Foreign Students May Face Compulsory Russian Language Tests

Russian universities should demand fluency in Russian from foreign students, according to Vladimir Filippov, the head of Russia’s Peoples’ Friendship University, the TASS news agency reported Monday. “To be accepted into American and British universities, you must send them the results of an English language test. We don’t currently require anything like that from foreigners applying to our universities,” said Filippov, TASS reported. Foreigners studying in Russia “just...


Yaroslav Kuzminov: “University Is a Competitive Network Environment”

Yaroslav Kuzminov , Rector of the Higher School of Economics National Research University, shares his thoughts with RIAC about universal higher education, technological interdependency of countries, and transformation of universities in the modern world. He was interviewed by RIAC programme director Ivan Timofeev and RIAC correspondent Yaroslav Menshenin. Yaroslav Ivanovich, there used ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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