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Students from Haiti will be switched to free education.
Many of the students after the earthquake, Haitians were left without means of subsistence.
All students from Haiti, studying in Russian universities for a fee, will be transferred to free education, said Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during a meeting with students of the Chuvash State University. Education Haitians would be paid from the budget of Russia. According to Putin, Russia now has 75 students learning from Haiti. Many students Haitians after the earthquake have lost contact with their families and left without means of subsistence.
Premier said that Russia would "seek help" Haiti, as it did in the first days after the earthquake, when he went to the island of rescuers and medical workers.
now in Haiti continue to work doctors Squad Tsentrospas and airmobile hospital. They stay there for about 2 weeks. According to recent data, the number of victims of earthquake in Haiti has reached 150 thousand people, and their numbers increasing day by day.
search and rescue operation cost the Ministry of Finance at least five million dollars.