Russia celebrates Day of Diplomatic Worker
Russia is marking the Day of a Diplomatic Worker today. The date was set on October 31, 2002, by the Russian President Vladimir Putin and is celebrated annually on February 10.
The date was chosen upon the discovery of the earliest thus far mention of a Russian diplomatic department in 1549.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent greetings to current and former staff of the Russian Foreign Ministry on their professional holiday, Diplomats’ Day, according to the statement posted on the Kremlin's website.
The team of Vestnik Kavkaza congratulates the employees and veterans of the Russian Foreign Ministry on their professional holiday.