Support The Moscow Times!

Student Shortage Hurts

Russia must improve education in skilled trades to diversify its resource-reliant economy, President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday.

Medvedev said technicians, tradespeople and laborers were a crucial ingredient in efforts to make Russia more competitive. “The measures taken so far are insufficient for full-scale modernization of education,” he said.

(Reuters)

Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

The Moscow Times’ team of journalists has been first with the big stories on the coronavirus crisis in Russia since day one. Our exclusives and on-the-ground reporting are being read and shared by many high-profile journalists.

We wouldn’t be able to produce this crucial journalism without the support of our loyal readers. Please consider making a donation to The Moscow Times to help us continue covering this historic time in the world’s largest country.