Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova accused the Department of fraud lodged in the United States to Russian students. About it declared in interview to the program “Evening with Vladimir Solovyov” on TV channel “Russia-1”.
She noted that the state Department does not assume responsibility for the fate of the students, despite the involvement of their export from Russia. “It’s just some kind of Scam that some terrible machination” she said.
According to her, the state Department told the Russian Embassy that 74 high school students from Russia asked to help arrange their removal to his homeland. “No one said who these kids are, where they are, how to contact them,” said Zakharov. She added that from the U.S. Embassy in Moscow had received other figure left in the US students.
on 14 April it was reported that in the Russian Embassy in the United States have addressed more than 70 Russian students: they are stuck in the country and can’t get help. They arrived in the United States for training or study programs. The epidemic of the coronavirus at least 74 students have been in a difficult situation. Put some of the houses where they lived. At the U.S. Embassy in Russia said that the state Department is not funded and has not issued grants for programs for students, including from Russia, but ready to support them.