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Russian World Center opened in Uganda
On February 4, the opening of the Russian World Center took place in Kampala, the capital of Uganda. The Center was created by the Russkiy Mir Foundation with the Rosinka Association of Russian-speaking Women in Uganda.
The employees of the Russian Embassy, Ugandan students and sponsors attended the ceremony. ''We are sincerely grateful to our compatriots and other Ugandan partners, who supported this project', - said Vladimir Kochin, Executive Director of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, in his welcoming message. – It is gratifying that the Center has a lot of high-quality educational literature and fiction in Russian. We also plan to equip it with the cutting-edge technology. I hope that the books and manuals presented here will find their readers and become a good help for you in learning and teaching the Russian language, in understanding the rich Russian culture.''
As part of the opening, the first face-to-face lesson of the basic Russian language course was held, which was taught by teacher Lilia Ievleva.
Classes will be held free of charge every Saturday for children's and adult groups.