A recent radio interview with Umed Mansurov, Vice-Rector (President) for International Affairs of Russian-Tajik Slavonic University in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, shed interesting light on what the future may hold for the country's higher education sector.
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New Minister of Education for Tajikistan
Cats sparking joy, unlike certain Tajik civil servants... Whilst Russia has been making the headlines for its more-Marie-Kondo-than-Marie-Kondo approach to replacing government personnel (if it doesn't spark joy...), the Tajik government has been doing some pretty comprehensive new year cleaning of its own. I heard earlier today (January 24, 2020) from a knowledgeable source in …
Kyrgyz-Russian educational relations
Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's forthcoming state visit to Kyrgyzstan [en], a flurry of announcements and events are celebrating and seeking to extend Kyrgyz-Russian educational relations.
Can’t pay? Won’t pay? Russian goverment fails to pay salaries and stipends in Tajikistan
Once known as Tajikistan's most prestigious higher education institution, the Russian-Tajik Slavonic University (RTSU) in the country's capital Dushanbe, has certainly fallen from grace in recent years. Last October, I reported on a sad and disturbing story about a student at RTSU being set upon by fellow coursemates, ostensibly simply for speaking up in class. The …
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Beaten up for asking questions at university in Tajikistan
There's a sad and disturbing story from Tajik news agency Asia Plus today about the recent beating of a university student by classmates [ru] at the Russian-Tajik Slavonic University (RTSU). The student, who comes from the Penjikent region of northern Tajikistan, was hospitalized, so severe was the beating by three fellow students who come from the capital …
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