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Russian Center in Pyongyang celebrated its 10th anniversary
Russian Center, opened by Russkiy Mir Foundation at the Pyongyang University of Foreign Languages, celebrated its 10th anniversary. Russian Embassy in the DPRK reported this on its Facebook page.
Guests of the event were Russian diplomats, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of North Korea and the educational department, as well as teachers and students of the school operating at the Embassy. The hosts received congratulations on the anniversary and the wishes to continue the fruitful work.
Charge d'Affaires of Russia in the DPRK Alexander Vostrikov conveyed congratulations to the members of the Сenter, who wrote Total Dictation perfectly well. 10 of 35 students of the Russian Center who joined the action scored more than 90 points.
Traditionally, the final point of the ceremony was a concert where students were able to demonstrate the level of their proficiency in Russian. They read poems of Russian poets in Russian and sang songs in Russian.
As Russkiy Mit reported, Russian Center opened its doors to students of the Pyongyang Institute of Foreign Languages and students of the school operating at the university in April of 2009. The DPRK became one of the first countries which established relations with Russkiy Mir Foundation, which is financing the opening of such centers around the world.