Speaking about the problem of schools teaching a small number of pupils, the president said they are a heavy burden both for the regions and the federal government, as it is expensive to keep these schools, while the quality of teaching is low. "Preserving such schools is sometimes necessary, but in other cases bigger schools should be established," Mr Putin noted, adding that the issue is in the constant focus of the regional authorities' attention.
As for the prestige of being a teacher, the president pointed out the need for such conditions under which the profession would attract personnel. "More attention should be paid to state-of-the-art methods of teaching," Vladimir Putin emphasized.
The Trump administration is looking for a replacement for the American military contingent in the north of Syria. If the United States agrees with Saudi Arabia, the situation in the south of the country will become a lot more intense as Iran and Israel stand on the brink of war
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war
Syrian military men handed over two unexploded cruise missiles to Russia. The missiles were found after the recent US-led missile strike on Syria