Lannoy: We agreed on this issue with SBU

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From 27 April to 7 may, the students of the first–third courses of Sumy state pedagogical University named Makarenko had a practice in occupied Crimea, where they were sent by the institution. Reported UA:Sumi.

“In accordance with the curriculum of the specialty “tourism” they have the discipline “professional development”, whereby students must complete six categorical hikes. These trips are to our area, but there are a number of hikes such categories that require mountain training”, – explained the rector of the University Yuriy Lannoy.

On the question, whether it considers acceptable such campaigns in the occupied territories, he said, “You know, before it to decide, we agreed on this issue with SBU (security Service of Ukraine. – “GORDON”)”.

The representative of the head of Department of SBU in the Sumy region of Ales Raputa does not confirm the words of the rector.

“Sanctions against students for practice was not provided as it is not provided by the current legislation of Ukraine”, – she noted.

Russia occupied the Crimea and Sevastopol after the illegal referendum on 16 March 2014. The annexation of Crimea by Russia is not recognised by Ukraine and most countries of the world.