Ministry of Education (Russia)

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Ministry of Education of Russia
Министерство просвещения Российской Федерации
Emblem of Ministry of Education and Science of Russia.svg
Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Russia
HeadquartersTverskaya 11, Moscow, Russia
55°45′38.50″N 37°36′35.21″E / 55.7606944°N 37.6097806°E / 55.7606944; 37.6097806Coordinates: 55°45′38.50″N 37°36′35.21″E / 55.7606944°N 37.6097806°E / 55.7606944; 37.6097806
Minister responsible

Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, also called Ministry of Enlightenment of the Russian Federation (Russian: Министерство просвещения Российской Федерации) was established on 17 May 2018 after the split of the Ministry of Education and Science into two parts. It oversees school education and school accreditation in the Russian Federation. The first minister was Olga Vasilieva; earlier she was a head of the parent ministry. The agency has its headquarters in Tverskoy District, Central Administrative Okrug, Moscow.[1] (The second child agency is the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.)



  1. ^ "CONTACT Archived 2011-11-15 at the Wayback Machine." Ministry of Education and Science. Retrieved on 1 November 2011. "Address: Tverskaya street, 11, Moscow, 125993" - Address in Russian Archived 2011-11-05 at the Wayback Machine: "ул.Тверская, д.11, г.Москва, ГСП-3, 125993"

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