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Study analyzes impact of Russian diaspora on mathematics

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Mathematicians may have left their mother country, but they didn't leave the discipline, study finds.

Amid Russia-U.S. tensions, educational exchanges continue

As tensions between the U.S. and Russia have escalated, administrators of international exchange programs largely report business as usual. 

New Russian law requiring some NGOs to register as 'foreign agents' seen as chilling

New Russian law requiring NGOs to register as "foreign agents" if they receive funding from foreign sources and are engaged in "political activity" threatens closure of an independent polling agency and raises concerns about climate for scholarly collaborations. 

 

Lost Opportunity in Russia

Ford Foundation explores how American philanthropy may have erred while spending $1 billion trying to aid post-USSR academe.

Christian College Grows Roots Abroad

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Russian-American Christian University shows both the promise and challenge of foreign expansion.

From 'Reset' to Tech Transfer

WASHINGTON -- A major foreign policy goal of the Obama administration has been to "reset" U.S.-Russian relations, building ties between the two nations at all levels. Several Russian university presidents on Wednesday said that the closer relationship was helping them build much closer ties to American higher education, with a focus on expanding research collaboration and embracing something close to an American style of technology transfer -- a relatively new development for Russia.

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