MSU refused to consider his thesis Medina essentially


RIA Novosti

In the Moscow state University. The University is not going to be substantially revised dissertation of the Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky. This statement was made by the Dean of the history faculty of Moscow state University Ivan Tuchkov. His words convey the Rambler/news citing TASS.

“After reviewing the presented materials dissertation Council No. 501.001.72 the higher attestation Commission of the Russian Federation on the basis of the Moscow state University named after Lomonosov in the history Department sees no reason for further consideration because of their lack of indications of the unreasonable borrowing and violations of security procedures,” said Tuchkov.

In addition, Tuchkov added that at the meeting of the dissertation Council at the history faculty of the MSU was considered the statement of the member of the community “Discerned” Ivan Babitsky related to the degree of doctor of historical Sciences Vladimir Medinsky. According to Babitsky, the work of Medina “Problems of objectivity in the coverage of Russian history in the second half of the XV – XVII centuries” has no scientific value.

The statement on deprivation of a scientific degree of Russian Minister of culture had to consider in October 2016 at the Ural Federal University (Urfu). The meeting was adjourned at the request of Medina. The Minister referred to the fact that you will not be able to attend in person at the meeting. Later statement of the proceedings on deprivation of the head of Department scientific degree was withdrawn by the Higher attestation Commission (HAC). According to the head of the Commission Vladimir Filippov, the application was withdrawn due to the expiration of the two-month period allotted for the review.