Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 27

The Russian government has provided only 10 percent of the funds necessary to operate the country’s schools, the education ministry told Sovetskaya Rossiya June 6. As a result, many schools throughout the country lack heat, water, or even electricity. Next week, on June 12, scholars at the Academy of Sciences plan a hunger strike to protest budgetary shortfalls for educational institutions.

Journalist Chief: Russia Fails to Meet International Rights Standards.