The tense International situation did Not affect the contacts of Russia in the sphere of education and caused additional surge of interest in the Russian language and culture, said Deputy head of the Ministry of education and science of Russia Veniamin Kaganov.
" I don't think it's bad for our language. On the contrary, we feel a surge of interest in our country, our culture and, naturally, we have to answer this opportunity to know her ", - quotes RIA of " news " post Deputy Minister. According to him, all events related to cooperation of Russia with other countries in the field of education, implemented in accordance with the first of its plans." Our international contacts, except, unfortunately, Ukraine, - there just as long as Not yet whom to contact, they also realized, however, has the opportunity to be slightly reduced level of representation, " said Kaganov. He added that significant difficulties in the development of educational and cultural ties with other countries, Russia has Not arisen. For example, He said that on the last working day of the week in Germany offer the Year of the Russian language, and in September will open the Year of German language in Russia. The initiative for cross-years, was first put forward by President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. Remember, since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine punitive operation against supporters of independence of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, which told about the desire to separate from Ukraine after the coup d'etat occurred in the country on 22 February after several days of clashes in the centre of Kiev. Active hostilities were stopped at some time during the 25 may presidential elections, but may 26 resumed. Won the elections Poroshenko in the categorical form have asked in the explicit form of the security forces to carry out his official ceremony of inauguration of " cleanup " of the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Security forces are actively using heavy artillery and combat aircraft. Mentions numerous victims among the peaceful residents and the destruction of houses and infrastructure.