Russian University Fires American Administrator

July 2, 2015

Nizhny Novgorod State University this week fired an American vice rector, Kendrick White, shortly after a pro-Kremlin television show questioned why an American would have a senior position, the Associated Press reported. The television show criticized White for, among other things, hanging up portraits of American scientists. The rector, Yevgeny Chuprunov, asked about White's dismissal, said "such are the times now."


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