Professor Yu.M. Kilin – Laureate of the Year of the Republic of Karelia

The title “Laureate of the Year of the Republic of Karelia” is awarded for services to the republic, as well as for a fruitful personal contribution to the scientific, cultural and socio-economic development of the region, for high professional skills.
The honorary title was awarded to Yuri Mikhailovich Kilin, Professor, Head of the Department of Foreign History, Political Science and International Relations, Director of the Institute of Northern European Studies of PetrSU, for his contribution to the preservation of historical memory and the publication of a collection of documents “Edward Alexandrovich Gylling – the first leader of Soviet Karelia”.