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Certification Center of Russian to launch in Belgium

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Certification Center of Russian to launch in Belgium


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The representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Brussels will start to operate a Russian Language Certification Center next year, RIA Novosti reports.  According to the head of the Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC), Vera Bunina, the first testing should take place next spring. The project participants are the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute and St. Petersburg State University.

Vera Bunina explained that the Russian language courses have been opened in Brussels at the RCSC and the number of their participants are constantly growing. Many of them are young people. The proficiency in Russian is a competitive advantage in the labor market for them. The students have no doubt that the Russian language will help them to get a better job. 

The representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo has stepped up the work online, Vera Bunina added. It has launched its own website and involved the social networks. Thanks to this position, the RCSC attracted attention of compatriots not only in Belgium but also in the Netherlands, where there is no cultural Russian center.  Local residents, who wanted to learn more about Russia, also got interested in the project. 

The RCSC focuses on working with the younger generation and young professionals, who will continue to interact with Russia in their work. It also promotes Russian higher education.

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