The phrase of the Minister of education of Russia Olga Vasilyeva about the fact that historical science cannot do without myths must explain in the scientific community, It is not a question of the agenda of the Kremlin, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"It's still more a matter for historians, has the ability to be rather of the Academy of Sciences or, say, those who teach in higher educational institutions of average, but not the issue for the agenda of the Kremlin "– RIA "Novosti" Peskov response to a question about whether the leadership of the Russian Federation with the statement Vasilyeva about the fact that historical science cannot do without myths. Before the 1st interview, Vasilyev admitted the inevitable mythologizing of historical figures of Russia. August 19, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree about the dismissal of the Minister of education and science Dmitry Livanov. By another decree Livanov was appointed special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on development trading-economic relations with Ukraine. The new Minister of education and science of Russia appointed Olga Vasilyeva.