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The investigation found plagiarism in work under government contracts, the Deputy head of the Ministry of education

In the papers, received under state contracts, concluded the Deputy head of the Ministry of education and science Marina Lukashevich, there are excerpts from student essays and plagiarism, is told in the materials of the case, announced in the Tverskoy court of Moscow.

Lukashevich and officials of Rossotrudnichestvo Mikhail Popov suspect in the theft of 40 million rubles. Today the court considers the petition for their arrest.

In Lebanon began voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation

Site for voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation opened in the building of the Russian Embassy in Beirut at 8: 00 (coincides with Moscow), the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The citizens began to arrive even before the opening of the polling station, room 8186.

In Rossotrudnichestvo assessed the voting on the amendments in Afghanistan

Russian citizens in Afghanistan, but they actively vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, including citizens of Afghan origin, told RIA Novosti the representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kabul Vyacheslav Nekrasov.

According to him, "the Russian Diaspora in Afghanistan is small, and Russian citizens of Afghan origin – a few hundred".

The new head of Rossotrudnichestvo announces changes in organization

The new head of Rossotrudnichestvo Yevgeny Primakov announced the availability of understanding how to make organizations efficient structure.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree appointing Yevgeny Primakov, the head of Rossotrudnichestvo. Primakov was a member of the Duma Committee on international Affairs. At the head of Rossotrudnichestvo, he was replaced by Eleanor Mitrofanov, who moved to the Russian foreign Ministry Ambassador for special assignments.

In Abkhazia took a bike ride "Thanks for Victory"

The bike action "Thanks for Victory", dedicated to 75-th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war, was held in Abkhazia, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The event kicked off from the "Moscow House" in Sukhumi. In addition to the inhabitants of the Republic and was attended by the representatives of the Russian Embassy in Abkhazia, the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo and the coordination of the Union of organizations of Russian compatriots.

In Tashkent and laid flowers to the Eternal flame

The ceremony of laying flowers to the Eternal flame in the memorial complex "mass graves" in Tashkent with the participation of Russian diplomats met on Monday in Day of memory and grief, told RIA Novosti the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Uzbekistan.

Participants of the rally laid flowers at the Eternal fire and honored the memory of heroes and veterans of the great Patriotic war. The event was attended by the charge d'affaires of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Vadim Mitrofanov, Deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo Andrey Krasilnikov, the leaders of the Republican Russian cultural center, the Tatar public cultural and educational center in Tashkent.

The Czech Ambassador assessed the situation surrounding the demolition of the monument to Konev in Prague

Moscow and Prague for consultations in a few weeks will take a political decision on the situation with the monument to Konev, told reporters the Ambassador of Czechia in Moscow Vítězslav Pivonka that was previously summoned to the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation in connection with the expulsion of employees of Rossotrudnichestvo from Prague.

"No. It will be taken in the consultation in a few weeks," said the Ambassador, answering the question about whether it was made the political decision on the monument to Konev.

In the Czech Republic closed the case on "the poison from Russia"

The thing about poison, against which the Czech Republic sent representatives of Rossotrudnichestvo, closed, information about ricin, were not confirmed, said on Friday the Czech security and information (SBI, counterintelligence).

"A few days ago SBI has successfully closed the case of threat to the Czech municipal politicians, which caused many guesses, speculation, conspiracy theories and emotions. Leak to the media has significantly complicated the work of the SBI and police and made almost impossible the investigation", - stated in the message on the Agency's website.

The Argentines will perform Russian songs and record videos in honor of Day of Russia

Embassy of Russia in Argentina and Rossotrudnichestvo prepared a series of events for the Day of Russia.

As have informed journalists in Embassy, is a musical project "Russia in the heart", in which the Argentines are performed by famous Russian songs and publish videos in social networks.

Expelled from the Czech diplomats will be able to continue working in Rossotrudnichestvo

Sent from Prague, the employees of the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Czech Republic will continue to work in a Federal Agency, but it depends on their desire, reported RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Federal Agency Mikhail Bryukhanov.

Deported from Prague to the acting head of the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Czech Republic Andrei Kondakov and an employee representative Ihor Rybakov arrived in Moscow tonight.

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