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Falkov has announced the allocation of more budget places in universities

Next week will be finally distributed among the universities for more budget places, said the head of the Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov.

"In accordance with the decision of the President of the country, you know, that allocated additional budget places, literally next week finally will be distributed between the universities of 14.5 thousand of budget places and the vast majority of them will be transferred to the regional universities, the regions," Falkov said during an online conference.

According to the Minister, "this year, applicants do not envy how much they had suffered a great deal", "I must honestly say, this number of experiences, perhaps the applicants in any other year is not experienced". At the same time, he added, "the students of 2020 will be more tempered, more ready to act in conditions of uncertainty".

"As for opportunities, that they (entrants 2020 - ed.) there will be more, because the number of budget places in universities in 2020 before the pandemic was identified more than in 2019," explained FAL'kiv.

The Minister noted stable demand for higher education that, according to him, can not but rejoice.