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Winner of "Teacher of the Year in Russia" contest to talk about the formation of public service at the Presidential Library

8 June 2021

Video lecture for schoolchildren entitled “A good official is visible in everything: public service in Russia in the New Time” will be held at the Presidential Library on June 8, 2021 at 16:00. The event will be attended by students of the Gorchakov MGIMO Lyceum of the Odintsovo branch of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

The video lecture will be held by Ilya Demakov, winner of the “Teacher of the Year in Russia 2017” contest, deputy director of the Gorchakov Lyceum of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He will talk about the formation of the institution of civil service in the Russian Empire and the special culture associated with this institution. Organizational and regulatory aspects of this process will be considered based on the biographies of Mikhail Lomonosov, Mikhail Speransky and other prominent statesmen of Russia of the 18th – 19th centuries. Also, Ilya Demakov, together with the participants of the video lecture, will analyze the professional periodicals of Russian officials.

One of the main areas of work of the Presidential Library is the digital preservation of the most important documents on the history, theory and practice of Russian statehood. The volume of the institution's electronic collections today is more than a million depository items. Issues related to the formation, development and current state of the system of power of our state are among the priority topics of the Presidential Library. The institution’s portal features the electronic collection State Authority, which contains digital copies of official documents, as well as materials related to the development of individual branches and authorities and the activities of particular statesmen.

Interactive lessons and video lectures are regularly held in the Presidential Library. More information about them is available on the institution's portal in Multimedia lessons section and in the Video lectures for school section, which features records of lectures and open lessons held in the Presidential Library.


Accreditation of media representatives is until 12:00 June 7, 2021.

Please forward applications for accreditation following the attached form marked “Media Accreditation” to the following e-mail addresses: Kristina Titunina, tel.: (812) 305-16-21, ext. 781; mob. +7 (999) 218-05-98.

The letter should contain the full name, date and place of birth, passport data (series, number, place of registration), a list of carry-on equipment, contact phone numbers, the name of the media.

We draw the attention of the media representatives that it is necessary to forward applications for accreditation and arrive at the event in advance.

Entrance to the Presidential Library is carried out only by prior registration and upon showing a passport: for media representatives - through entrance № 2, participants and guests of the event - through entrance № 1.

In order to reduce the risks of the spread of a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), the use of personal protective equipment during the event is mandatory for all attendees.