Indian students can continue studies in Russia: Embassy official
Roman Babushkin, Deputy chief of mission, Russian Embessy, New Delhi, with Honarary Counsel Ratheesh C. Universities in Russia are ready to accept Indian students whose education in Ukranian universities was disrupted by the ongoing military operation in Ukraine, a top Russian Embassy official said here on Sunday. Interacting with media persons, Roman Babushkin, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Russian Embassy in New Delhi, said students could approach the Russian Houses in India for assistance in this regard.
The education system followed by the two countries (Russia and Ukraine) are similar, which makes it possible for the students to resume their studies in Russian institutions, according to Mr. Over 20,000 Indian students, the majority of them studying in various medical universities across Ukraine, were evacuated by the Indian government as part of Operation Ganga following the outbreak of hostilities in February. The Embassy official said Russian universities could accommodate all these students.
Given the special situation, these students would be admitted on production of their mark lists. The students will be eligible for the stipend and scholarships that were available to them. He also suggested to NoRKA officials that the details and mark lists of the students could be handed over to universities in Russia so that they and the students could work out an arrangement.
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