On February 20, 2020 Minister Councellor of education of Chinese Embassy in Russia Tsao Shihai sent MPGU Rector, Dr. Alexey Lubkov, a letter of appreciation:
«Russia has demonstated responsibility toward Chinese students, issued a number of orders for prevention of the coronavirus spread, and took effective measures against the disease. Russian university teachers use e-learning methods of education for students residing in China, university staff assists with migration registration, and organize the necessary quarantine and health check ups for students coming from China. Chinese and Russian students together voluntarily recorded video messages where they express concern and support for those who fell ill during the epidemics. These actions show amicable attitude of Russian universities to the people of China. The Ministry of Education of China and Chinese Universities highly appreciate their Russian colleagues’ help and support and express genuine gratitude»
See the full text here (in Russian).