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About One Hundred People to Enter MSU Department of Space Studies

About 100 people are expected to be the first students in the new Space Studies Department at Moscow State University, according to Viktor Sadovnichy, MSU’s president

Moscow to Create One of World’s Largest School Wi-Fi Networks

Moscow plans to install one of the world’s largest Wi-Fi networks for educational institutions

Moscow State University Joins World’s Best Universities

Moscow State University has joined the list of the 50 best universities in the world, according to the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject

How Russian Female Naval Cadets Train

Girls as well as boys want to test themselves in the Russian Navy, and in 2015 the Naval Polytechnic Institute resumed accepting girls

‘I Would Learn Russian’

Three foreigners explain why they chose to study Russian and the obstacles they ran into along the way

Volcano Museum to Open in Kamchatka

The Volcanarium, Russia’s first museum dedicated to volcanoes, is expected to open on the Kamchatka Peninsula in May 2017

Moscow Zoo to Organise Free Tours Showing Connections to World of Art

Guides from six different Moscow museums have created tour programmes for the Moscow Zoo that will describe the impact of wildlife on art

St. Petersburg Has Russia’s Most Affordable Higher Education

St. Petersburg was recognised as the city with the most affordable higher education research results from the Institute of Education at the Higher School of Economics showed

Digitise and Preserve

Moscow State University has launched one of the largest digital herbarium in the world, with a database of 786,000 scanned images of various plants from the collection of its Biology Faculty

Moscow State University to Open Space Research Department

The Rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University Viktor Sadovnichy announced the creation of a new space research department

‘Hakasha’ and ‘Karachay-Cherkesha’ Tell American Kids About Russia

An American educational project created a cartoon clip that explains the geographical and federal structure of Russia to English-speaking children

Moscow to Offer Free Guided Tours on Arbat Street

Free guided tours around the district will be conducted along the Arbat for Muscovites and tourists

‘I’ve Always Dreamt of Becoming a Reporter in Russia’

A Chinese journalist on Altai honey, Pasternak and Moscow's confusing addresses

TV Host Vladimir Posner to Hold Russia's First English Dictation Event

Moscow will host “Spell Well,” an English dictation event that is part of the UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature

Putin Aims to Attract Best Scientists to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the country needs to attract the best scientific minds from around the globe

Moscow State University Included in QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Moscow State University has made it into the Global Graduate Employability rankings compiled by the Quacquarelli Symonds research centre

Are Russian Schools Still Hell?

The thoughts of a journalist who became a teacher

MSU Rector: ‘Success Is Not Limited to Business’

Victor Sadovnichiy on the Moscow State University Science Festival and how it became a national phenomenon

‘Medvedev Understands What the Internet Is’

Founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales delivered a lecture in Moscow

The Bermuda Rectangle

A photographer found out what Russian women carry about in their handbags

55 Russian Institutions Among Top BRICS Universities

The annual QS BRICS-2016 rating, ranking the top higher education institutions of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, includes 55 Russian universities

The Debutante's Battalion

What it is like to live in a boarding school for girls run by the Russian Ministry of Defence