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...
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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 ...
Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal 36 (35%) Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions 27 (26%) While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution 22 (21%) Armed conflict still cannot be avoided 12 (12%) Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region 4 (4%) Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea 2 (2%)