Three Turkish students of National research nuclear University Moscow engineering physics Institute (MEPhI) were expelled on the basis of the decision of the Federal security service about the undesirability of their stay on the territory of Russia. This is stated in the answer of the General Prosecutor to the appeal Council at the President under human rights (SPCH), reported on the website of the Council.
In a letter to the head of the HRC Mikhail Fedotov, first Deputy Prosecutor General noted that violations of Russian legislation in the field of education for expulsion of Turkish citizens is not identified, and complaints and information on violation of rights of Turkish citizens on grounds of their nationality or citizenship to the prosecuting authorities was not received, it is spoken in the message of the HRC.
In late December, Minister of education and science Dmitry Livanov said that “two or three” of Turkish students expelled from MEPhI “solely on the grounds of academic debt”.
About the expulsion of Turkish students from MEPhI on December 11 announced “Rain” with reference to Deputy head of the Association of Turkish students in Russia Okan Yildiz. According to him, the expulsion of students was preceded by searches in the dormitory of the branch of the University in Obninsk. “As far as we know, they published things as if they support terrorism. So the FSB said. But it’s certainly not true,” said Yildiz.
He also spoke about the expulsion of students people from the Voronezh University. However, how to write “Rain”, Voronezh Institute of high technologies in its official response said that nine Turkish students were expelled in connection with “academic and financial debts”.
Later that same day, 11 December, the Director of the Obninsk Institute for nuclear power engineering (INPE) MIFI Natalia ayrapetova has denied the information about the expulsion of Turkish students. According to her, INPE learn about 90 students from Turkey, and to expel them only if they do not pass the winter session.
All, according to the Prosecutor General of the Russian universities were expelled 13 students people. Nine of them studied at the Voronezh Institute of high technologies and were expelled “for breach of the contract on rendering of paid educational services”. Another young man was dismissed “at own will”.