Delegation of the EU to Russia at PetrSU
PetrSU welcomed the employees of the Delegation of the EU to Russia: Natalia Zabrodotskaya, EU project manager in Russia, as well as Giuseppina Grillo, Program Officer for the cooperation between the EU and Russia.
During the visit, the Head of the International Projects Division of PetrSU Alexey Rogozin told about the international project activities of PetrSU, priorities in international policy, internationalization within the federal project “Export of Education”. As a success story, the visitors were presented the case of the Karelia CBC project “LOKKI”.
The project is aimed at the development of the local film industry in the Republic of Karelia and the facilitation of international collaborations in creative industries. The Chairman of the Filmmakers Union of the Republic of Karelia Alexey Babenko talked about the events of the project, cooperation with partners in Finland, plans for the development of the local film industry.
By the results of the meeting, the parties agreed on cooperation, outlined plans for a joint film expedition to Karelia in the spring of 2020, as well as expressed their eagerness to create a series of news stories about the development of Karelian film industry for the federal channels of Russia.