A Famous Spanish Painter and Writer have Visited Moscow

Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau, a famous Spanish painter, and Arturo Pérez-Reverte, a well-known novelist and journalist, visited Moscow during the May holiday period.

They were invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. The guests took part in the Victory Day celebration, including a gala reception at the Ministry of Defense where Mr. Ferrer-Dalmau donated his Russian Peacekeeping Troops in Syria grandiose canvas to the Museum of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

A.S. Linnikov, the Financial University Vice-Rector for International Cooperation, was the guest of honor at the reception. He greeted the guests on behalf of the Financial University and told them about the extensive academic contacts that the Financial University and Spain have established.

Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau, a famous Spanish realist painter, often portrays historic events, battles, and modern military operations. Arturo Pérez-Reverte has worked for the Pueblo newspaper as a military reporter and for television for more than two decades (since 1971). He covered conflicts in Cyprus, Lebanon, Western Sahara, Libya, Mozambique, Angola, Yugoslavia and other countries. He is the author of non-fiction books and more than 20 novels on which 10 films are based.