Russian universities will establish lists of foreign students from closed countries

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation has asked universities in the country to compile lists of students from countries closed for coronavirus in order to help them come to study.

As reported on the ministry's Telegram channel, universities will send out applications according to the lists to provide visa support for students of the territorial bodies of the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of the Interior. 39; Education and Science of the Russian Federation & ndash; at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

It is emphasized that each foreign student included in the list will receive instructions from universities on how to enter Russia. At the same time, the main requirement is a negative PCR test for COVID-19.

The department added that regional administrations will have to ensure the vaccination of foreign students. At the same time, educational institutions should prepare the infrastructure so that in the event of a PCR test for the coronavirus not ready or a positive result, the student is placed in self-isolation. .

This algorithm applies to all universities, including private ones.

Earlier, the Department of Education and Science said that foreign students vaccinated against the coronavirus abroad should not be violated.

It has also been reported that & nbsp Russian universities have been asked to transfer unvaccinated students or those with a medical record of vaccination to a remote location. At the same time, the Ministry of Education and Science has stressed that vaccinated and unvaccinated students should have the same rights.


The first all-Russian crew since 2000 will visit the ISS in March

The launch of the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-21 is scheduled for March 18, 2022 with the first all-Russian crew since 2000, writes Russian Space & nbsp; (the official publication of Roscosmos).

It is reported that the crew will include Oleg Artemiev, Denis Matveev and Sergei Korsakov.

Cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov, Pyotr Dubrovnik and astronaut Mark Vande Hiem will return to Earth aboard the descent vehicle of the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft on March 28.

Meanwhile, the first Progress cargo launch in 2022 is scheduled for February 16, and the second is scheduled for June. In addition, in the first half of the year, two moorings of the Soyuz MS-19 are planned. & ndash; in February and March.

It is also reported that in 2022, eight Russian cosmonauts spacewalks will be required to perform flight tests and integrate the Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory (MLM) module. Three of them will be performed in January by Anton Shkaplerov and Petr Dubrovnik, another will take place in April, three & ndash; in May and a & ndash; in June.

Earlier it was reported that the Medical Commission cleared the film crew with actress Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko to travel to the ISS for shoot the movie “ Call. & # 39; & # 39;

Information has also emerged that in 2027 & nbsp; Russia could start construction of a new space station.