Irina Turnitin. The U.S. government will continue to support the implementation in Russia of international educational programs, said the U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft.
Tefft June 23-24, hosted a two-day working visit in the Republic of Tatarstan, where he met with American business and General factories with American participation in the Republic. During the visit Tefft visited Kazan national research technological University (KNRTU), where the all-Russian summer school of the Fulbright program in the exact Sciences and technologies " Nanomaterials and nanotechnology ".
How to inform the University, the school as a Fulbright scholar at the base of KAZAN is held for the second time, the first successfully completed in 2011. The present school was accepted a grant in the amount of 25 thousand dollars. The University actively cooperates with the American program, University Employees became scholars. In addition, the Fulbright program has facilitated the development of partnerships with KNRTU professional colleges in the USA are Usually professional education. Is expected to launch mutual educational programs of KAZAN with Broward College (USA, Florida).
"Such programs are characterized by a method to maintain relationships between people. This educational program, we support These programs and will continue to support, despite the differences between the authorities of our countries ", - said the Ambassador correspondents.
According to Tefft, in the age of globalization no country can achieve prosperity alone, and Such international programs are important. For this reason, the U.S. has plans to continue supporting these projects.
in connection with the situation in Ukraine, EU countries, USA and Canada in the spring of last year entered against Russia punishment, then they were expanded. In response, Russia has imposed in the last month of summer 2014 return limits, which spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the EU, USA, Canada and some other countries that have joined the anti-Russian sanctions policy. The head of Ministers of the EU on the first day of the week prolonged effect of the economic sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016.
Moscow has stated many times that is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in its early peaceful settlement. Imposed by the West punishments of the Russian Federation considers illegal and unjustified.