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By Memory, by Touch

Blind art critic Alexey Filatov reads lectures, studies dance and painting

55 Russian Institutions Among Top BRICS Universities

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

Russian Higher School of Economics Among World’s Top 100 Best Young Universities

For the first time ever, Russia’s Higher School of Economics was included in the rankings compiled by the Times Higher Education (THE), the Interfax news agency reported

MSU Scientists to Create Exoskeleton for People Who Suffered Stroke

Russian scientists are developing an exoskeleton that would quickly restore limb movement and speech of stroke sufferers

Over 120,000 Foreigners Want to Learn Russian

A total of 125 million people are currently studying Russian abroad, according to research from Alexander Pushkin State Institute

Russia's Lomonosov Satellite to Monitor Asteroid Threat

A satellite is set to be launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in April to monitor the threat of asteroids to earth

Russia's GLONASS Launches Its Fourth Ground Station in Brazil

The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos has launched the fourth GLONASS ground control station in Pernambuco Federal Institute of Education Science, and Technology

Majority of Russians Consider Themselves Patriots

Seventy-eight percent of Russian citizens consider themselves patriots, according to a survey conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Foundation

‘Those Who Love Their Motherland Don’t Talk About It Much’

Suvorov cadets talk about girls, long-distance aviation and military bloodlines

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