A lawmaker from the ruling United Russia party is looking to turn back the clock at least a few decades.
State Duma Deputy Sergei Vostretsov has submitted a bill under which students graduating from state-funded institutions of higher education would be obligated upon graduation to accept a work assignment in a state organization or to repay the government for the cost of their education.
Under the bill, which is not expected to be considered by the Duma earlier than the autumn session, graduates would have to work for state structures for the same number of years that they spent getting their state-funded higher education. If they don’t, they would be required to repay the government for the cost of their schooling…
To read more visit RFERL