25 June 2018
Russian Private University Loses Accreditation Premium

The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences’ reputation as a liberal stronghold might be the reason behind the move.

23 May 2018
Under No Illusions

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.

By Wasse Jonkhans
19 April 2018
A Likely Story: Russia Urges Foreign-Based Students to Come Home Premium

Government agency launches program aimed at students in Britain and other "unfriendly countries."

4 April 2018
Russia Threatens Sanctions Over Latvia’s Education Reforms Premium

Riga makes Latvian the only language of instruction in high schools, triggering accusations of violating minority rights from the Russian parliament.

13 March 2018
Teacher Strike Highlights Kosovo’s Education Woes Premium
EU representative says the country’s lack of progress on education reform could cost it dearly.
13 March 2018
Hungary Keeps Central European University on Ice Premium

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.

8 February 2018
Latvian Citizen Accused of Spying for Russia Premium

Senior Russian lawmaker confirms deployment of ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad.

7 February 2018
Slovak Astrobiologist Off to Mars (Kind Of) Premium
Young scientist becomes one of a chosen few for a NASA-funded mission to explore what life might be like on the Red Planet.
7 February 2018
Science Suffering in Bulgaria Premium
EU freezes R&D funding because the country couldn’t come up with enough qualified local scientists to evaluate proposals.

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