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Lyudmila Verbitskaya is honored with the Presidential award for advancing unity of the Russian nation

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Lyudmila Verbitskaya is honored with the Presidential award for advancing unity of the Russian nation


25.10.2018

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin honored Lyudmila Verbitskaya, the president of the Russian Academy of Education (2013 – 2018), the Chair of the Supervisory board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, with award for advancing unity of the Russian nation.

Proposal for the award was submitted by the Presidential Council of the Russian Federation on inter-ethnic relations.

The Presidential award for advancing unity of the Russian nation was introduced in 2016 as the highest form of recognition for achievements in strengthening unity of the nation. Its honorees include former Head of Dagestan Magomedali Magomedov (2016) and head of the department of national and federative affairs in the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration Vyacheslav Mikhailov (2017).
The Russkiy Mir Foundation offers Lyudmila Verbitskaya congratulations on the well-deserved reward! 

Lyudmila Verbitskaya is widely known for her contribution to Russian education, for researches and popularization of Russian language, for bringing together experts in the field of Russian studies in Russia and abroad. For many years she successfully led Saint Petersburg State University; she has been in charge of the Russian Society of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature and the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature over the course of many years. In 2007, Lyudmila Verbitskaya became the Chair of the Supervisory board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, and from 2013 to October 25, 2018, she was the President of the Russian Academy of Education.

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