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Chinese scholars debate similarities of various Slavic languages with Russian
Slavic writing and culture specialists gathered at the Russian Language Center at the Beijing Foreign Studies University on May, 24.
Professors from Russian Language Institute and the Institute of Languages and Cultures of European Countries, as well as the Vice-rector of BFSU Zhao Gang. The event was dedicated to the Day of Slavic Written Language and Culture.
Such topics as Slavic people and similarities of various Slavic languages with Russian were discussed. Slavic Civilization subject is studied at master’s level in the Russian Language Institute and the Institute of Languages and Cultures of European Countries. Participants have agreed that the Slavic peoples’ history knowledge definitely helps young researchers to study modern and ancient Slavic languages and literature.
Zhu Xiangyu, Pekin
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