MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Last Saturday, in the institutions of the penitentiary system and educational organizations of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, a global educational campaign “Total Dictation” was held, in which everyone took part, taking into account the existing restrictive measures aimed at preventing the emergence and spread of a new coronavirus infection.
Total dictation is a public project that has been held annually since 2004 in hundreds of cities around the world. The organizer of the action is the Foundation for the Support of the Language Culture of Citizens “Total Dictation”. A unique text is specially created every year by a famous writer. In 2020, the text of the dictation was prepared by the writer
Andrey Gelasimov and is dedicated to the founder of cosmonautics Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. Over the past several years, UIS institutions have been participating in this event.
In 2020, 12,037 convicts, 276 employees of the penitentiary system and 1253 cadets of educational institutions of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia tested their knowledge of the Russian language (including 390 took part remotely, in the “We write at home” format).
UVSPR FSIN of Russia
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