Several ministries have come up with initiative to raise the quota for foreign students in Russian institutes and universities saying that this would help to promote national interests around the world.
Tensions continue to rise between the Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the Russian Interior Ministry. It follows the killing of a Chechen native by police from another Russian region during arrest. Grozny has accused the ministry of distorting facts.
Russians view the upcoming Victory Day as an internal national holiday and won’t be particularly bothered if it isn’t attended by Western leaders such as US President Obama, says the latest research by the VTSIOM public opinion center.
After Mikhail Kasyanov announced plans to ask US Congress to put some Russian journalists on sanctions list, civic order advocates urged him to give up his Russian citizenship and move to the US so that he can better serve its interests.
Over half of Russian citizens want their homeland to pursue its own way of development and only 17 percent think that Russia should take the same path as Western nations, according to the latest research by independent pollster Levada Center.
A new law allowing internet users to demand their personal data is erased from the web, has been proposed by Russian presidential aide Igor Shchyogolev. He added that online users have the right to be “forgotten” after browsing.