WANTED: inspiring college professors

Posted September 23, 2012 no picture

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One can easily picture a typical student in a typical university in Russia. He comes one second before the bell, bumps in the security person at the entrance and takes a seat at the distant corner of the room so as to be invisible to the professor’s watchful eye. He is half-asleep at the lectures with the headphones in his ears, swinging to the sounds of some fresh tunes and not paying attention to anything around him. The strict and demanding voice of the teacher, the room painted in cold col...


From NGOs to Spies in Russia

Posted July 9, 2012 no picture

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A new bill of Russian Duma could have a destroying effect on Russian NGOs working in different spheres of civil society and receiving funding from abroad. What does it all mean? First of all, all NGOs accepting financial aid from abroad and engaged in political activities will be called "foreign agents" or "spies" which is more true to life. Needless to say a "new name" would create a certain negative image of non-governmental organizations in society and would bring about changes in their budg...



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