"Petra" was solemnly opened by His Excellency the Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Russia, Mr. Amjad Adayle, together with the Dean of the Faculty of Philology, Viktor Barabash. The opening ceremony was also attended by His Excellency the Ambassador of Iraq in Russia Mr. Haydar Mansour Hadi and His Excellency the Ambassador of the League of Arab States (LAS) in Russia Mr. Jaber Habib Jaber.
The guests highly appreciated the atmosphere of friendship, tolerance and interest in the history and culture of other countries at the university, and expressed their sincere thanks to the Arab sector of the Philological faculty for their contribution to the promotion of Arab culture and the Arabic language in Russia.
A new auditorium with an extensive library of three hundred books in Arabic appeared at the initiative of Arab students majoring in Linguistics, who had an internship in Jordan during the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year. The long-term friends of the Faculty of Philology, staff members of the Jordanian Embassy in the Russian Federation, helped the Arab sector to implement their plans. The students themselves have made a lot of effort to develop the design of the hall. Special thanks for the implementation of the project to Aurika Shavtikova (“Linguistics”, 3rd year) and Khashem Hadid (“Philology”, Master’s, 2nd year).
Most of the décor and artifacts - paintings by modern Jordanian artists, books, albums, photographs, household items and even national costumes - were brought from Jordan.
June 26, Russian President Vladimir Putin had a televised live meeting with the participants of the campaign #МыВместе (We are together). One of the sites was RUDN coworking zone. The organizers of the campaign and our volunteers from Albania, Bangladesh, Guinea, Nigeria, China, Colombia and Russia went live on the Russia 24 television channel.
An excellent student of the Law Institute of RUDN University, Maria Kutovaya, along with lectures at the university, takes gold medals at international swimming competitions, and simultaneously manages to get a second higher education. Maria Kutovaya, graduate No.400 from Ukraine talks about how she manages to keep up with everything, whether it is difficult to combine professional sports and studies, and why she has chosen the profession of a lawyer.
Many RUDN students have been helping in Moscow hospitals in recent months. Three received medals of the President of the Russian Federation “For an selfless contribution to the organization of the All-Russian Mutual Assistance Campaign # WeAreTogether”. We’ve told stories of Maria Mamontova and Anastasia Brailovskaya. Today we present you Mark Ryberg — a 2nd year student at the Medical Institute, future dentist.