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Dmitry Medvedev will help students with excellent weather the crisis.
The President of Russia has proposed several measures for the financial support of students in high schools.
President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has devoted a new entry in his video blog pressing problems of students. He made his initiatives, which it believes will help the young, educated at fee-paying departments of universities, to overcome financial difficulties in times of crisis. Dmitry Medvedev suggested that the promotion of transfer students ΓΓΓΓΓΓΓΓΓ who are able to, but because of the current crisis can not pay tuition fees, the budget places. Moreover, under the circumstances, make the most of this opportunity. In addition, the President proposed a more actively promote the educational loans that are issued under the minimum interest rate and are repaid after graduation. Dmitry Medvedev also offered to fix fees, not indexing it according to changing exchange rate. Fixed amount should remain unchanged for the entire period of study.
President of Russia expressed hope that his proposal would help "overcome the difficulties that students face today."
Today, the ratio of paid to free education in Russia is 60% to 40%. According to estimates of independent experts, the budget places in high schools each year are reduced by 6-8%. And the trend is that the country is likely to remain even without the budget of higher education.