Vladimir Putin congratulated Anatoly Torkunov, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, rector of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) of the Russian Foreign Ministry, on his 70th birthday.
August 26, Russia, Vladimir Putin:
You are highly respected as a prominent scientist, author and public activist. Your teaching talent, as well as creative and organisational abilities, are well-known.
Of course, your many years of work at the helm of MGIMO, which has become a leading international centre for training international relations experts, deserves special recognition. MGIMO graduates work successfully in public service, research, journalism and other spheres.