OPEC has no objections to speed of Russia's oil production cutsBusiness & Economy March 25, 12:38
Opposition leader Vladimir Neklyayev detained in Belarus - news agency directorWorld March 25, 5:33
Russia submits amicus curiae brief to US Supreme CourtRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:34
Russia, China suggest for UN SC to adopt resolution on chemical terrorism threatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:23
Russian lawmaker compares European Union to Soviet UnionRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:16
Russian emergencies ministry says fire at Kazan’s gunpowder factory fully extinguishedWorld March 25, 3:01
Relations btw US, Russia worst over half-century - Lukin quoting KissingerRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 2:58
Russia suggests setting up international coalition for demining operations in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 1:08
One person dies in fire at gunpowder factory in Russia's KazanWorld March 24, 21:47
MOSCOW, August 30 (Itar-Tass) —— More than 2% of high school graduates failed the unified state exam this year, which is less than in the previous years, head of the Federal Education Supervisory Service Lyubov Glebova said on Tuesday.
“A total of 2.1% of high school graduates (52,500 people) failed the unified state exam,” she said. “The indicator was 2.3% in 2010 and 3% in 2009.”
More than 2.6 schoolchildren took the exam this year, which was 11.8% less than the year before, Glebova said.
The most popular subjects of the unified state exam were natural science, physics and biology. The smallest number of graduates chose literature, geography and foreign languages.