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Department and Center Receive Gift from Russian Consulate

Posted: February 25, 2009

During the 10th Annual Russia Day celebration on February 21, the Deputy Council General of the Russian Consulate in Houston, Kiril Mikhailov, presented a generous gift of books, including the Great Russian Encyclopedia and works of literary and cultural importance, to the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. The Consulate and the Center have cooperated for the past six years on events in both cities, including Russia Day, Russian Independence Day, the Olympiada of Spoken Russian, and Explore UT. The book collection will be housed in the Slavic Department.

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