Premier Hendrik Wüst received Italy's Ambassador Armando Varricchio for his inaugural visit to the State Chancellery. The exchange focused on the close relations between the two countries, and the further expansion of the partnership with the Piedmont region, which was concluded last year.
During his career as a diplomat, Constantin Karadja showed great courage and tenacity, evidenced by numerous diplomatic documents. His decisive actions against the persecution of Jews during the Holocaust were not in line with the government he served. His youth, education and the international influences he experienced made him a pan- European with strong humanist and intellectual bias. Human rights took center stage, only then came political and other interests. His scientific activities reflect his versatility and wide orientation.
By Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation
80 years ago, the Nazis, having conquered practically the whole of Europe, attacked the USSR. For the Soviet people the Great Patriotic War – the bloodiest one...