The decision of the dissertation Council of Moscow state University on the thesis of the Minister of culture, Vladimir Medinsky, is transferred to the Higher attestation Commission (HAC), reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the press service of the University.
“Extract from the minutes of the meeting of the academic Council of Moscow state University, which reviewed the thesis materials of Medina, was sent to the WAC,” – said the press service. The expert Council and the Presidium of the HAC will decide the fate of the thesis.
Note, it was initially reported that the dissertation Council of Moscow state University refused to consider the thesis of the Minister, for that Medina even showed him respect.
Check theses Medina started after last spring, historians Vyacheslav Kozlyakov and Konstantin erusalimsky together with the expert community Discerned Ivan Babitsky said that the Minister’s thesis “Problems of objectivity in the coverage of Russian history in the second half of the XV-XVII centuries” and unscientific “in places absurd.”