First center of the Pushkin Institute was inaugurated in the USA

An agreement on the opening of the center of Pushkin Institute was signed in the Russian Cultural Center in Washington.

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The center will be opened on the territory of Metaphor, educational center of Russian language and culture in Washington.

“It is the first center in the United States. Its creation marks the beginning of a new stage of cooperation,” the director of Metaphor said.

According to the vice-principal of the Pushkin Institute Mikhaol Osadchiy, it is essentially important to involve highly professional organizations with a solid reputation in the promotion of the Russian language.

The agreement was signed during the round tables on the topic “Collaboration projects of the US institutes under the international program of promotion of the Russian language. Ways to implement them”.

Affiliate "Pushkin Institute" Network has been created around the world in order to popularize and teach the Russian language and culture with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation within the federal target "Russian Language" program in the years 2016-2020.