18 Mar 2020 12:01

Schools in Russia to go on 3-week vacation until April 12 - Education Ministry

MOSCOW. March 18 (Interfax) - Russian schools will go on vacation from March 23 until April 12, Russian Education Minister Sergei Kravtsov said.

"Schools will go on vacation from Monday [March 23] until April 12 inclusive. Support of distance education of school students will also be organized, relevant education resources will be opened," Kravtsov said at a meeting of the joint working group of the Russian Education Ministry and Federal Service for the Supervision of Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor) on support of regional education systems on Wednesday.