The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences’ reputation as a liberal stronghold might be the reason behind the move.
As new textbooks on Russian history, close to the Kremlin playbook, are rolled out in the country’s high schools, some teachers make clear that they are not so easily fooled.
Government agency launches program aimed at students in Britain and other "unfriendly countries."
Riga makes Latvian the only language of instruction in high schools, triggering accusations of violating minority rights from the Russian parliament.
School says it has satisfied demands of a new law, but the government keeps toying with an institution it regards as a bastion of liberalism.
Senior Russian lawmaker confirms deployment of ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad.
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