© RIA Novosti / Sergey Juneeuropean of Russia Vladimir Putin. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Sergey Guneev
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated professors, students and graduates of Irkutsk state University 100th anniversary of the educational institution and named it the authoritative scientific and educational center, reported on the Kremlin website.
«Over the years, ISU has emerged as a major, authoritative scientific and educational center, is among the leading educational institutions of Siberia and the whole country, has given «a start in life» to many generations of graduates,» — said in greeting.
Putin noted that the students, graduate students and University staff value the traditions of their predecessors, put ourselves new, ambitious goals, develop promising areas of scientific knowledge, are actively involved in solving problems on a national scale.
The President also emphasized their work contributing to the conservation of natural resources of the country, primarily lake Baikal.