Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. Over thousand DPR students received Russian graduate certificates (Russian equivalent to bachelor's degree or master's degree level), the minister of education and science Larisa Polyakova told DAN.
"From January to December this year 1,014 DPR students received Russian graduate certificates. Actually they have two certificates – they defended two theses and passed two sets of qualification exams," the minister said.
Overall, over three thousand DPR students received Russian certificates since 2015. They defended their theses either in Russian higher education institutions or via video-link.
All DPR higher education institutions have signed cooperation agreements with Russian counterparts. *ot