The Tver court of Moscow on Monday arrested the former Director of the Department of management programs and competitive procedures, Ministry of education and science Mikhail Popov, who along with the Deputy head of the Ministry of education and science Marina Lukashevich is suspected of embezzling more than 50 million rubles, RIA news from the courtroom.
Earlier on Monday, the Tver court of Moscow arrested the Deputy head of the Ministry of science and higher education of Russia Marina Lukashevich on the case of plunder more than 50 million rubles.
The damage from the theft with participation of the Deputy head of the Ministry of education and science Marina Lukashevich is estimated, according to revised data, in the amount of more than 50 million rubles, the investigator stated on Monday in the Tver court of Moscow.
Prior to this, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia reported about the amount of 40 million rubles. At the time of the crime Lukashevich did not work in the Ministry, and led the company – contractor on state contracts of the Ministry of education.
The Tver court of Moscow on Monday arrested Deputy head of the Ministry of science and higher education of Russia Marina Lukashevich on the case of plunder more than 50 million rubles, RIA news from the courtroom.
"To elect a measure of restraint in form of detention", - announced the decision of the judge Maria Sizintsev.
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.
A suspect in the theft of 40 million rubles, the Deputy head of the Ministry of education and science Marina Lukashevich not guilty, told RIA Novosti Executive Secretary of the PMC Alexey Melnikov.
"Members of the Commission visited Lukashevich in the temporary detention facility on Petrovka. They said that they never engaged in the theft of budget money and the guilt does not recognize," - said Melnikov.
Businessman and senior official of the Ministry of education and science was arrested on suspicion of fraud by 40 million rubles, told reporters on Friday the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.
Names the interior Ministry is not yet known.
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin has instructed the Ministry of labor, Ministry of education and Ministry of education and science to amend the list of priority occupations based on the current situation.
During the meeting on the situation in the labour market Mishustin appealed to the Minister of science of the Russian Federation Valery Falkova and Minister of education Sergey Kravtsov with the question whether it is necessary to change the list of priority professions of workers and employees that have been formed by the Ministry of labour, they in turn replied in the affirmative.
The attractiveness of universities for students due to the demand on the labour market of people with higher education, said Minister of education and science of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov.
As notes a press-service of the Ministry, on passing the exam created nearly 714 thousand people. Graduates of 2020, among them 620 543, which is 6% lower than the previous year. This year when pandemic the exam becomes only those graduates who want to go to College.
The Ministry of science and higher education plans to increase the quota for training foreign students in 2021 it should be up to 18 thousand people, and in 2022 - up to 23 thousand, the corresponding draft resolution of the government of the Russian Federation developed by Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, published on the Federal portal of projects of normative legal acts.
As specified, for the moment, the quota does not exceed 15 thousand people annually.
The Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation does not consider the postponement of the start of the academic year in universities from September 1 to October 1, this may increase workload, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Department.
Earlier, the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky suggested that the epidemic of the coronavirus to postpone the beginning of the school year on October 1 and to continue to maintain this innovation.
Most Russian universities have decided not to raise tuition in the coming academic year, said Minister of science and higher education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov.
Minister of education and science in the program "Right to justice" on the First channel on Tuesday said that a month ago, met "most of the Russian rectors", discussing the question of the value of higher education.
Universities will continue to work remotely after June 1, until the decision of the regional authorities about the lifting of restrictions should be of the order of the Ministry of education of the Russian Federation.
According to the document, the universities also ordered to suspend visits to the campuses students, except those living in the dormitory "the expiration of the restrictive measures determined by the highest officials of constituent entities of the Russian Federation".