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Russkiy Mir visits Tokyo Soka University

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Russkiy Mir visits Tokyo Soka University


Russkiy Mir Foundation delegation headed by Executive Director Vladimir Kochin visited Tokyo Soka University today, December 18. Russian Center has opened in this institution on June 2016.

Vladimir Kochin has noted excellent cooperation results and growing popularity of the Russian Center during the meeting with Soka University President Yoshihisa Baba.

The sides have discussed future projects and possibility of expanded cooperation in 2018, the cross-year of Russia and Japan.

In conclusion Russia's representative has passed memorial gift to the founder of Doku University Daisaku Ikeda.

Russkiy Mir Foundation delegation has participated in the holding ceremony of the Yuri Gagarin bust rendered by Cultures Dialogue - United World Fund. 

Rossotrudnichestvo representative in Japan Konstantin Vinogradov has presented Gagarin bust to the Soka University. 

Slavic Studies students and scholars were presented at the ceremony. They have been interested to learn about Rossotrudnichestvo and Russkiy Mir current endeavours.

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