11.06.2017

Ivan Savvidi took part in International conference on the Role of Greeks in the History of Russia

An international scientific conference devoted to 100 anniversary of the First Historical Congress of Russian Greeks was held in Taganrog, on the weekend of June 10-11

The conference was organized by the Federal National Cultural Autonomy of Russian Greeks. Scientists from Greece and Russia, who have dealt extensively with the history of the Greeks in Russia, discussed the history and horizons of relations between two nations.
Ivan Savvidi, president of the Federal National Cultural Autonomy of Russian Greeks in his opening speech mentioned «Destinies of our nations are inextricably intertwined. I’m glad that we inherited all these traditions. I’m proud to be responsible for creation of new special viewpoints of the role of Greeks in the History of Russia».
The Federal National Cultural Autonomy of Russian Greeks and SAE held an expanded meeting devoted to 25 anniversary of Greek social movement in Russia. The participants discussed the focus of its activities in 2017.