The highlight of the month was the State Visit of President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil to Russia from 2-6 September 2009 at the invitation of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
She visited both Moscow and St Petersburg. In addition to her meeting
with President Medvedev, the Honorable President also met Prime Minister Valdimir
Putin, Chairman of the Federation Council Sergei Mironov, Chairman of the State
Duma Boris Gryzlov, Special Representative of the President of Russia to the
North West Federal District Ilya Klebanov.
In Moscow the Honorable
President met delegation of scientific and cultural elite of Russia. Rector of the Tver State
Medical Academy Prof. Mikhail Kalinkin was among the invited guests.
The TSMA has the largest number of students
from India among all
universities of Russia.
Rector Mikhail Kalinkin is the head of the Association of Russian Universities