Cuban Ambassador visits Lobachevsky University
21 February 2017
On February 17, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Cuba in the Russian Federation Emilio Lozada Garcia visited Lobachevsky University. The delegation of the Embassy of Cuba attended an event commemorating the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. University Rector Evgeny Chuprunov met the delegation at the UNN Institute of International Relations and World History (IIRWH). The meeting was also attended by representatives of the city administration and the regional government, the IIRWH management team, Vice-Rector for International Affairs Alexander Bedny and Head of International Office Irina Leonova. Following the meeting and discussion of the partnership between Russia and Cuba, an agreement was reached on establishing cooperation with Cuban institutions of higher education and attracting students from Cuba to study in Lobachevsky University. A number of IIRWH students who learn Spanish and a Cuban student making her studies at UNN also took part in the event. IIRWH students made a presentation about Fidel Castro’s life.