Medina came to the meeting of the Presidium of HAC on the subject of his thesis
The final decision about the degree of the Minister of culture will remain with the Ministry of education.
Moscow. 20 Oct. INTERFAX.RU culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky arrived at the meeting of the Presidium of the Higher attestation Commission (HAC) under the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, which will consider the statement on deprivation of a scientific degree of the doctor of historical Sciences.
As the correspondent of “Interfax”, the Minister present at the meeting in the building of the Ministry of education on Lyusinovskaya street, Moscow. The Presidium meeting is closed to members of the press.
As reported, the Bureau will make a decision on what recommendation the HAC will send to the Ministry of education and science: to reject the applicants ‘ complaints from the online community Discerned the work of the Minister of culture or, conversely, to agree with the arguments of the applicants and to recommend to deprive Medina of the doctoral degree.
The final decision on the basis of this recommendation would make the Ministry of education, issued his order of the Ministry.
In early October, the expert Council of the higher attestation Commission supported the statement made by the network community “Discerned” about deprivation of the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky degree of doctor of historical Sciences,.
Medina in 2011, he defended his doctoral thesis in history on the theme “Problems of objectivity in the coverage of Russian history in the second half of the XV — XVII centuries.” In it, he wrote about the attempts of foreigners to distort historical facts. Criticism of the work was in March and April 2012, even before the appointment of Vladimir Medinsky Minister of culture, however, wide publicity has not received.