British Prime Minister Boris Johnson invited scientists from Russia, dissatisfied with the situation in the country, to move to the UK, writes The Guardian.
According to Johnson, such a proposal is an expansion of an existing partnership program with Ukrainian universities.
“Russian academics and researchers who view Putin’s violence with dismay and no longer feel safe in Russia: feel free to apply, come to the UK and work in a country that values openness, freedom and the pursuit of knowledge,” Johnson said. at the G7 summit.
As part of the Researchers at Risk programme , whose budget has now been increased by almost £10m, about 130 Ukrainian scientists will be invited to the UK and receive support, writes The Guardian.