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British Council starts first Russia programme since 2018 ban

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Cultural body launches new programme to deepen research links, despite being told to exit Russia

The British Council has announced its first UK-Russia academic programme since the cultural body was ordered to stop working in Russia in 2018.

On 12 October, the British Council said its UK-Russia University Alliance programme would “connect the next generation of science leaders” with research collaboration between universities in the two countries.

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