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Hanoi (VNA) - Russia will grant 855 scholarships to Vietnamese undergraduate and post-graduate students in the 2016-2017 academic year.

The information was revealed at a press conference held in Hanoi on April 4 by representatives from Russian universities, reported Quan doi Nhan dan newspaper.

The event was aimed at launching the fifth phase of the long-term “Russian universities” project, which is part of activities to realise the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries. The project has been carried out in Vietnam from March 2014.

While in Vietnam from April 4 to 8, Russian universities’ representatives hold working sessions with their Vietnamese colleagues in Hanoi and engage in exchanges at senior high schools in the capital city.-VNA