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Summer school for foreign students opens in Moscow
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The summer school for students from abroad will start on Monday, August 10, in the Russian capital. The classes, which will last almost two weeks, will be attended by students from Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. They will be introduced to the history and culture of Russia, as well as talk about the current life of the country.
The selection lasted two months, about fifty people were chosen to take part in the school. Students from more than 30 universities from 47 countries wished to participate in the classes. The listeners want to get to know Russia better and make new friends. Volunteers will help them in organizing the classes.
The program is called “Comprehending Russia: Events, People, Ideas”. Lectures, city tours, meetings with experts and other events are prepared for the students. Participants of the Summer School will not only get acquainted with the sights of the capital, but will also learn to play chess and find out why they are so popular in Russia, see handicrafts and hear stories of craftsmen.