Investing in Future Weapons
Ministry of Education and Science has allocated nearly 230 million rubles to five Russian universities to create the laboratories for scientific research, including the development of defense, a representative of Foundation for Advanced Studies said.
“Part of the laboratories of Advanced Research Fund is co-financed by the Ministry of Education. In accordance with existing agreements Ministry of Education transfers funds to purchase special equipment and materials. In total, the universities received 228.9 million rubles,” the representative of the fund said.
According to him, funds were directed to the Russian Chemical Technology University, Nizhny Novgorod State University, North-Caucasian Federal University, Saratov State University and Kabardino-Balkar State University.