As a separate company, Yandex was formed in 2000. The priority direction of the company is the development of a search engine, but over the years, Yandex has become a multi-portal. In 2016, Yandex posted more than 50 services. The Faculty of Philosophy collaborates with the company in the field of employment of graduates and the implementation of charity projects to help orphanages.
By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for International Affairs of RUDN University, was awarded the Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, II Degree for merits in scientific and teaching activities, training qualified specialists and many years of conscientious work.
By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Director of RUDN Medical Institute Alexei Abramov was awarded the honorary title “Honored Health Worker of the Russian Federation.” Director Yaroslav Stanishevsky and professor Anna Marakhova of the Institute of Biochemical Technology and Nanotechnology of RUDN University were awarded the title “Honored Inventor of the Russian Federation”.
By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, professors of RUDN University were awarded for merits in scientific and teaching activities, training of qualified specialists and many years of conscientious work: Zhanna Kobalava — Order of Honor, Leonid Voskresensky — Medal of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, II degree