CARS will propose to strengthen connections between Russian and American universities

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotobounce Manhattan in new York. Archival photoCARS will propose to strengthen connections between Russian and American universities© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

The coordination Council of Russian compatriots (XORS), the United States decided to strengthen work in education and to contact the Ministry of foreign Affairs and Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, to strengthen ties between the universities of the Russian Federation and the United States, from the final resolution of the conference XORS held at the Russian cultural center in Washington.

The work on the final resolution was developed in four sections: the youth culture; Russian language; historical heritage; business, science and innovation.

For each of the sections following the meeting were proposals to improve the operation of organizations of compatriots in the United States for the future.

In particular, the participants of the conference decided to appeal to the foreign Ministry and Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation to discuss issues of «linkages between Russian and American universities in various forms» to promote distance education, scientific projects and innovations, it follows from the text of the resolution.

In the section «culture» was decided on «dissemination of information on education in the Russian universities under the state quota.»

«Our task is to establish contacts between people», — noted in conversation with journalists the representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in USA, Director of the Russian cultural centre Oleg Zhiganov. According to him, the implementation of such activities and projects, such as the celebration of the 210th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and the United States «in the long term will contribute to the improvement of relations between the two countries».

«There quite a few know that it represents Russia. The more the Americans will hear about our great cultural and historical heritage, the more they will learn about the country,» he said.

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