the Unified state examination (EGE) in Russia can be postponed until the end of July or beginning of August due to the epidemic COVID-19. This option is considered in the government.

according to “Interfax” citing a source in the Cabinet, the decision to postpone the exam and the beginning of the academic year in schools and universities will be made on the basis of how you will proceed, the epidemic of coronavirus.

“the Beginning of the academic year in the universities in this regard may be pending on 1 October”, – said the source.

Earlier, the head of the Ministry of education Sergey Kravtsov said that this year graduates will pass the exam anyway, no matter how the situation developed with COVID-19. While the examinations scheduled to start from June 8, but the final decision on timing will be made on may 11-12. Kravtsov said that the examinations can be conducted only when it will not endanger the health and lives of children.

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