MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Democritus University of Thrace (Greece), the handover ceremony was held at the Russian Embassy in Greece.
"On December 13, a solemn ceremony to hand over the Gold Medal of the Democritus University of Thrace awarded to Russian President Vladimir Putin for outstanding efforts for the benefit of regional stability and prosperity was held at the Russian Embassy in Greece," the Embassy said on Twitter on Friday.
The Democritus University of Thrace was founded in 1973. Its campuses are located in the cities of Komotini, Xanthi, Alexandroupolis and Orestias. It has eight falculties and 19 schools and a total of 15,000 students.