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1. Of the Old School

"Let's revive the Soviet school of education. It was the best in the world, everyone has always recognized this, and this is what our legislative proposals should be aimed at. After all, the Unified State Exam is just some kind of torture for young people."

–  Chairman of Russia’s Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin, reminiscing about how the Soviet system of education really made the grade.
Tags: school, Alexander Bastrykin, soviet school, soviet education, united state exam, education
2. Spelling Out the Rules

Bad news for Russian language students: it looks like there might soon be some new spelling rules to memorize. 

 

Tags: writing, education, grammar, spelling, russian language, language
3. Internet Writing 101

Get ready for workout videos, dance clips, and photos of avocado toast: Russia's Ministry of Education is considering adding blogging to some curricula.

Tags: education, children, Internet
4. Congrats to Mikhail Kubar!

A Yakut school's graduating class consisted of only one student, which means he receives all of our congratulations.

Tags: social media, education, school, yakutia
5. In Memoriam

In a year filled with death and mourning, we remember an individual who was, for this magazine, profoundly influential and truly remarkable.

Tags: magazine, education
6. Good English

Russia came in 41st in an annual ranking of countries by English proficiency.

Tags: education, Internet, statistics, language
7. No Ketchup Here

A Russian agency has banned some foods from school cafeterias in Russia, including ketchup.

Tags: nutrition, education, schools, food
8. Cars, Car Accidents, and Vodka (Unrelated)

This week is full of surprises: Moscow schools train future journalists; cars branch out into new materials; and vodka exports decline, which is maybe less surprising than you'd think.

Tags: cars, pensions, vodka, safety, education, economy
9. Packed Pillows, Drug Decreases, and Teacher's Top Dollars

“A man caught the pillow. As it later turned out, it was the driver of the Tomskoe Pivo [Beer] enterprise, and he tried to hastily hide it in his car… The driver was detained.”

– A source in Tomsk region’s law enforcement on the latest developments in the arrest of the town’s mayor
Tags: crime, education, Moscow
10. News and Noteworthy

News from around Russia, on everything from bicycles to Bunin, from mystery graves to trolleybuses.

Tags: education, bicycles, bunin, arctic

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