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Russian and Finnish students launch About Russia in Finnish project

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Russian and Finnish students launch About Russia in Finnish project


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The Department of Finno-Ugric Philology of St. Petersburg State University (SPbSU) has created the ''About Russia in Finnish'' on Facebook. The project is meant to become a platform for communication between Russian and Finnish students studying Finnish and Russian, respectively, reports.

SPbSU contacted the University of Tampere and the Institute of Applied Sciences of Southeastern Finland through the Russian-Finnish Cultural Forum to invite the universities to join the project. 

At the moment, 25 students from the two countries meet regularly, discuss various topics, help each other in writing articles in Russian and Finnish languages ​​and correcting mistakes. The articles are posted on Facebook, they tell about interesting people from the two countries, the hobbies of the students, and much more.

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