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Day of Knowledge took place in Thessaloniki
The Knowledge Day educational action took place on October 11, at the Russian Center in Thessaloniki.
The action, dedicated to the Year of the History of Russia and Greece, was meant for schoolchildren and students.
The participants learned about the heroes of the Greek liberation movement who lived in Russia, including members of the Filiki Eteria secret society, such as Alexander Ypsilantis and Afanasy Chkalov, as well as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Empire and the first President of the Greek Republic Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias.
The students visited ''The Greek Revolution in Russian magazines in 1821" exhibition and listened to a lecture on Russian-Greek relations in a historical context.
Natalia Suponitskaya, Thessaloniki