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Len Ganley Stance
12-12-2007, 15:43
From the BBC website................

BBC NEWS | Europe | Russia to limit British Council (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7139959.stm)

Judge
12-12-2007, 18:39
Students will be hard done by.Not many expats work for the BC,mostly russian teachers,that's what Sky News said.

Didn't they have some problems before about this??

Pyotr
13-12-2007, 01:13
And if it's completely lawful?

Judge
13-12-2007, 02:27
A spokesman for the British Embassy said: "Any action against the British Council would constitute a serious breach of international law and would deprive Russians of cultural and educational resources."
Russia Orders British Council To Suspend Operations |Sky News|World News (http://news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30200-1296750,00.html)

This should get even more interesting now,lets see what England does next.