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Russia - Theme: Status of Teachers
Russia: Teacher union collects one million signatures to amend Education Bill (12 November 2012)
To protest against stonewalling by lawmakers introducing a new Education Bill, the Education and Science Employees Union of Russia (ESEUR) collected 1,081,934 signatures from its members and had them send 37,959 telegrams to the president, the parliament and the Ministry of Education.
Over one million signatures were delivered to the State Duma last week
Galina Merkulova, ESEUR President, addressing the State Duma