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Russia's World Cup Drives Some Students to Rare Protests

Many students would be delighted to have the World Cup in town, but not Maria Cheremnova.   The 20-year-old physics student in Moscow is one of thousands campaigning against the June 14-July 15 soccer tournament, which is set to disrupt academic life across the country.   There will be a 25,000-capacity fan zone outside the main building at Russia's prestigious Moscow State University during exam season. In other cities, exams have been brought forward and thousands of...

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