RUDN University was founded on February 5, 1960 by the USSR Government. On February 22, 1961 RUDN University was named after Patrice Lumumba – one of the symbols of the African peoples’ fight for independence. Students and academics could be free to pursue their learning, teaching, and research activities in different fields of sciences without being subject to political context, but firmly directed to the grand principles of friendship and mutual support.
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