MIL OSI – Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English – Press Release/Statement
Headline: Vladimir Kolokoltsev congratulated graduates of V. Ya. Kikot Moscow University of Russian MIA
Today, Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation General of the Police of the Russian Federation Vladimir Kolokoltsev handed over diplomas and award pins to the graduates of the V. Ya. Kikot Moscow University of the Russian MIA. The ceremonial event took place at the Red Square in Moscow.
Congratulating the graduates of the leading higher education institution of the Russian MIA, Vladimir Kolokoltsev called it a grand and expected event: “Such dates create the history of the University, enhance its prestige and uniqueness. Young officers’ achievements, their professional and personal qualities become the main criteria for assessing the work of all the personnel, including the management, the academic staff, and commanders of the cadet units,” he emphasized.
The Chief of the Russian MIA focused on the importance of appropriate use of the knowledge acquired at the University in practical work, and outlined most critical tasks. The efficiency of their fulfillment is the key factor of the level of law compliance and order in the country, citizens’ comfort and confidence in their safety. Those tasks encompass combating terrorism and extremism, illegal drug trafficking and corruption and protection of economic security of the state.
The Minister expressed his confidence that the young specialists will honestly serve the people and the Motherland and wortherly bear the high title of an officer of the internal affairs bodies.
The Chief of the Ministry also thanked the academic staff for the commitment to their work, patience and experience and stressed that the level of education at the University fully conformed to modern requirements and standards.
This year, 640 people graduated from the V. Ya. Kikot Moscow University of the Russian MIA, including 4 gold medalists and 102 outstanding students.
Over 15 years of its work, the University has prepared over 40,000 highly qualified specialists, including specialists for a number of CIS countries, countries of Africa and Latin America.