The Red Cross has confirmed it has made its first contact with the Russian envoy attempting to bring aid into the Ukraine.
Meanwhile the Russian foreign ministry has been in phone contact with their Ukrainian counterparts and the Red Cross about transferring humanitarian aid into the country, Reuters reports.
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The annual event has earned a place in the record books ahead of the grand final of the 60th anniversary show in Austria this evening.
Local authorities said the move is necessary to "avert the growing number of deaths and increasing harm linked to psychoactive substances".
Some students argued that the centuries-old tradition of wearing gowns, suits and mortarboards to exams was 'archaic' and looked elitist.