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MOSCOW, January 22 (Itar-Tass) - Russia’s first Russian-language school for foreigners will be open from September 1 in Moscow on the basis of the Pushkin Institute for the Russian Language, Russian Ministry of Education and Science said Wednesday.
The ministry allocated financing for the pilot project that will allow to launch a network of Pushkin Institutes as soon as 2014. Over 20 Russian universities have already joined the programme, the number to increase three times by late February. The Institute’s partnership network in Russia and abroad includes educational, cultural and non-commercial institutions.
The project is planned to further spread all over Russia.
According to the ministry, the testing of free educational resources is underway to make them available from June 2014. The ministry also works on the possibility of taking the unified state exam in the CIS countries. The promotion campaign is to be launched in February - March.
The ministry also makes plans for a special brand ‘Pushkin Institute’. According to Deputy Minister, Veniamin Kaganov, such Pushkin centres should open in all big cities around the world.