TRANSCRIPT: [Putin] Meeting with designers of a new concept for a school textbook on Russian history

File Photo of Vladimir Putin Speaking with Flag Behind Him and Microphones in Front

( – January 16, 2014) Vladimir Putin met with designers of a new concept for teaching Russian history. Taking part in the meeting were State Duma Speaker and Chairman of the Russian Historical Society Sergei Naryshkin, Presidential Aide Andrei Fursenko, Education Minister Dmitry Livanov, Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky and representatives of the academic, education and expert communities. —– Speech at […]

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Russians ‘Most Well Educated’ in the World


(Moscow Times – – October 18, 2013) Russian are the most well educated people in the world, a report by the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development said. Russia topped the rankings followed by Canada and Japan. Israel and the United States rounded up the top five. The ranking factored in the percentage of adults in a country who […]

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