Slutsky: the level of implementation of the program “Russian world” is insufficient

Slutsky: the level of implementation of the program “Russian world” is insufficient


Part of the program “Russian world” are supported by the state “on the residual principle”, according to the Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots Leonid Slutsky. He noted that in the CIS reduced the number of educational institutions, where they study Russian language.

MOSCOW, 24 Dec. The Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots Leonid Slutsky said that the implementation of the program “Russian world”, including support for Russian culture and language worldwide, is at an insufficient level.

In February 2012 in the newspaper “Moscow news” published the author’s article who at that time was Prime Minister Vladimir Putin “Russia and the changing world”. In it, he wrote that Russia can not only preserve their culture but also to use it as a powerful factor of promotion in global markets. The article also stated that Russia needs several times to strengthen educational and cultural presence in the world and to increase it in countries where the proportion of the population speaks Russian or understands it.

“Not quite satisfied with how software installation of the President of the Russian Federation, which was reflected in his election campaign article in the beginning of 2012. He then wrote that we need to increase our cultural and humanitarian presence in the world at times, and to increase it where speak or understand Russian. It does not work” — said Slutsky.

According to him, form part of the programme supported by the state “on the residual principle”.

The Chairman of the Duma Committee also noted that in the CIS countries reduced the number of educational institutions, where they study Russian language.