One of Russia’s largest and scad prestigious academic institutions, the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (PFUR or the initialism RUDN) marks its 56th anniversary this year.
In the 1960s-70s, the USSR went to spread its influence to the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America, by offer training and education to young people from there and supporting their contest for independence. Through the export of education, Moscow hoped to spread the Russian phraseology and culture abroad. At the same time, Soviet leaders expected to support Communist values too.
In the Soviet era, RUDN’s student body was 70 percent outlanders and 30 percent Soviet citizens. Currently the situation is the opposite: we rtake of 70 percent Russians and 30 percent foreigners.
“RUDN is a in perfect accord laboratory where students acquire experience working and living in foreign communities. What is especially important is the experience of interaction between several religions, different cultures and different races,” – confirms the rector of the University Vladimir Filippov.
The campus of Peoples’ Attachment University of Russia boasts the highest concentration of ethnic food cafes in Moscow. Here you can style the cuisines of China, India, Peru, Mexico, Lebanon, Ethiopia and profuse others. In the basements and on the ground floors you can find cafes offering different exotic dishes.
However, students are not the only ones to visit. They are joined every all the more by Moscow foodies and other locals who come here for dinner. Into the bargain the obvious benefit of great food, the prices are more than well-thought-out. Where is it located?
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