Mikhail Shvydkoy: The Potsdam Meetings together with the Gorchakov Fund resulted in a dialogue between the youth of Russia and Germany
On March 15, the anniversary meeting of the German-Russian Forum took place. It has been a quarter of the century since this non-governmental organization, which has a large influence on development of international relations, was founded. The anniversary meeting is also important for Russia because well-known theatrical figure and TV host, Doctor of Drama Studies, Professor, recipient of the National Award of the Russian Federation and Art Director of Moscow Musical Theater Mikhail Shvydkoy received the Friedrich Haaz Award from Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany Sigmar Gabriel. He was given the award for “An outstanding contribution into development of Russia-German Cultural Relations”. In addition to that, it was announced during the event that Mikhail Shvydkoy would become a member of the Board of Trustees of the German-Russian Forum.
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