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Russian language courses started to work in Havana

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Russian language courses started to work in Havana


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Russian language courses have begun working in the Cuban capital. They are organized by the Coordinating Council of Compatriots with the assistance of the Rossotrudnichestvo representative office, the agency’s website reports.

The opening ceremony was held at the Playa Municipality Museum. At the beginning all students were divided into two groups. The first group united the inhabitants of Cuba. The second one included children and grandchildren of immigrants from our country.

The necessary educational literature and teaching aids for students and teachers were provided by the Russian Center for Science and Culture.

According to its head Vladimir Yaroshevsky, studying the Russian language will help to get acquainted with the enormous wealth of Russian culture, learn more about the history of Russia. In addition, the Russian language can affect the expansion of horizons in the professional sphere. He recalled that the number of Russian tourists arriving in Cuba was increasing every year.

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