MSU students asked Putin to release the University, «the role of scenery» for the 2018 world Cup

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in potamanthidae MSU. Archival photoMSU students asked Putin to release the University, «the role of scenery» for the 2018 world Cup© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The initiative group of students of the Moscow University named after Lomonosov transferred to the Administration of the President more than 4,5 thousand signatures of staff of educational institution for the transfer of the fan zone «Festival fans» FIFA from the Main building of Moscow state University in different place of Moscow.

«We appeal to Vladimir Putin as to the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of MSU and the head of the Supervisory Board of the organizing Committee «Russia-2018» with a request to release MSU from the role of scenery for a commercial event – «Festival of FIFA fans,» and to facilitate the transfer of the fan zone for the 2018 world Cup from Sparrow hills, thereby giving students and staff the opportunity to focus on continued learning and research for the execution of the set before MSU’s vision of the superiority of our country in scientific and technological sphere», – stated in the message of the initiative group.

Only the administration of the President of the students gave 4678 paper signatures of collective of the Moscow state University for the transfer of the fan zone. In addition to students, the letter was signed by 270 professors, associate professors and researchers and over 300 graduate students, announced the initiative group.

Earlier initiative group of MSU students said that because of the world championship on football at some faculties students have already announced the reduction of the semester and the beginning of the session two weeks earlier, the tests supposedly take place simultaneously with the continuation of the occupation, and teachers were instructed to implement the curriculum through the appointment of additional pairs. In fact, the University denied this information, stating that the University will not change the schedule the summer session for the world Cup and close to the University of the fan zone.

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