The Kremlin responded to the reports of the evaluation of “protest potential”...

The Kremlin responded to the reports of the evaluation of “protest potential” in the universities


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The Kremlin has not initiated a rating of “protest potential” in the universities and know nothing about it, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Previously, this program reported by “Kommersant”

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin know nothing about the program according to the “protest potential” of students and professors in Russian universities. Previously its action was reported by “Kommersant”, citing the head of the Institute for strategic studies and projections at the PFUR Nikita Dhanuka.

“No, [the Kremlin about the program] don’t know, we don’t have any information on this account, so I can’t tell you,” said Sands. He also stressed that this project has not been initiated by the Kremlin.

About “scenarios for the future of Russia”, which Danuk developed together with colleagues, he said at a Congress of Pro-rectors for educational work, wrote “Kommersant”.

With this program, which is a series of educational lectures “concerning counteraction of destructive political forces”, Danuk was attended by over 50 Russian universities asked students to speak openly about their political beliefs.

The purpose of such verification, the employee PFUR called the rating “protest potential” of students and teachers. According to its results, said the newspaper, has compiled “a list for internal use”, including representatives of the authorities and structures.