Russian ambassador visits UGent

(04-07-2017) The Russia Platform invited the ambassador and his first Secretary, Mr. Alexander Milyutin, to visit Ghent University.

The Russian ambassador H.E. Mr. Alexander Tokovinin took up his position in Brussels in June 2016. The Province of East-Flanders and the City of Ghent hosted the ambassador for a meeting at the city hall on the 27th of June 2017, with representatives from Ghent University, Fluxys and the Port of Ghent.

The Russia Platform invited the ambassador and his first Secretary, Mr. Alexander Milyutin, to visit Ghent University and get acquainted with the newly platform and its activities, such as the first Ghent Russia colloquium on EU-Russia relations in September and the mission to Russia with VOKA, the Ports of Ghent and Oostende and the Province of East Flanders in October.

Several professors presented their cooperation and research with Russian colleagues, followed by a networking reception in presence of the rector.

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