All students have to learn in Russian, in a move condemned as “an obvious manifestation of racial discrimination”.
Educational reforms signal a fresh battlefront in regime crackdown.
Inadequate infrastructure and miscommunication have dogged more than a year of remote schooling.
Since 2014 it has been mandatory for local schools to use the Russian language.
There is a simple but fundamental skills gap that is not being addressed.
Draft regulations aims to increase oversight and introduce practical skills into curricula.
Insurgents have imposed their own regulations and curriculum.
Opioid pain medication proves popular among young female students.
Ban on corporal punishment continues to be widely ignored.
Officials vow to address concerns over insurgent influence on education.