Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. Dozens of DPR and LPR educational institutes offer free education to students from Kiev-occupied Donbass areas, as part of the humanitarian programme to consolidate Donbass people, LPR Council of Ministers' acting First Deputy Chairman Alexander Drobot told a news conference at Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday.

“More than 30 DPR and LPR educational institutes are ready to provide free training for all available specialties,” Drobot said.

Lugansk National University, Lugansk State Academy of Culture and Arts and Lugansk State Pedagogical Institute will take part in the education program. In DPR, students from Kiev-controlled part of Donbass will be admitted to Donetsk National University, Donetsk National Medical University and Gorlovka State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages.

Students will be allotted plates in dormitories, and each graduate will receive assistance in finding jobs in their profession.

On 17 February, the DPR and LPR leaders approved a programme of financial and medical assistance and educational services to vulnerable groups living in Kiev-controlled part of Donbass.*jk