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10:46 PM  July 7, 2021

Mishustin told Putin about the Tomsk campus and TSU Research Library

© РИА Томск. Павел СтефанскийMishustin told Putin about the Tomsk campus and TSU Research Library

TOMSK, Jul 7 – RIA Tomsk. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin at the meeting told President Vladimir Putin about his working trip to Tomsk, in particular about the inter-university campus project and his visit to the Research Library of Tomsk State University (TSU), the meeting was video broadcasted on the RT television company website.

Earlier it was reported that the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin visited Tomsk on July 6. He visited the lyceum being built in the Northern Park (Severny Park), Tomsk Special Economic Zone, where he met with its residents, and Tomsk State University, where, among other things, he announced the allocation of 18 billion rubles from the state budget for the construction of an inter-university campus on the left bank of the Tom River until 2024.

On Wednesday, Putin held a meeting with members of the government via video conference.

"Another world-class campus will be created in Tomsk on the basis of Tomsk's main universities – this is State University, University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Polytechnic, Architecture and Building and Medical universities," Mishustin told the president.

He added that he also visited the TSU Research Library, where he was presented with valuable books from various eras, including the first lifetime edition of Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin's "Eugene Onegin".

"And students, were asking questions on the "Pushkin card" ... Students took the idea very positively, they are very excited about the opportunity to go to museums, theaters, more often to visit exhibitions and other cultural events. The students are looking forward to being able to use the card, waiting for our experiment. And in general, we have very active students in the country," Mishustin said.

As Izvestia reported, Putin previously spoke about the initiative to create a "Pushkin card" by which young people aged 14 to 22 years old will be able to visit cultural institutions. It is expected that it will be possible to use the card from September to December 2021, as well as next year. The state will provide financial means. Thus, for four months will be granted 3 thousand rubles.

Earlier it was reported that in 2019, the regional administration, VEB.RF and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education agreed on the implementation in Tomsk of a pilot project for the construction of an inter-university campus within the framework of the "Education" national project. It is planned to be located on the left bank of the Tom River. The campus will be able to accommodate 20 thousand students and will be a joint facility of universities of the Big University of Tomsk.

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