Russian academician awarded friendship medal

(VOV) - Russian Professor and Academician Nikolai Severtsev has received a Vietnamese Friendship Medal for his contribution to developing science, technology, education and training in Vietnam.

At the presentation ceremony in Moscow on November 11, Bui Thi Thanh, Vice Chairman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee handed the medal over to Severtsev with sincere thanks from Vietnamese leaders and people.

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Severtsev has engaged in many activities to help tighten Vietnam-Russia ties, especially in national defence. He said he believes bilateral cooperation will continue to develop and flourish in many fields.

His institute has established close ties with Le Quy Don National Technical University to train many Vietnamese experts.

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Russian Professor and Academician Nikolai Severtsev

Severtsev has been awarded many noble Russian orders, medals, certificates of merit and many other titles.

He has visited Vietnam for 16 times to help train Vietnamese military technicians, especially the missile and naval fields.