On December 21, 2018, HUFS President Kim
In-chul received the Medal of Pushkin conferred by the Russian government at
the Embassy of Russia in Seoul on December 21, 2018.
The Medal of Pushkin is awarded by the
President of the Russian Federation to a person who contributed to the
proliferation of Russian art and culture. HUFS has been recognized for its
contribution to education in Russian language and literature over the past 65
years since its founding and to research on Russia through the Institute of
The Medal of Pushkin was awarded by the Russian Ambassador to South Korea H.E.
Andrey Kulik on behalf of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.