Kadakin’s legacy can be seen in musuem

File Photo of Alexander Kadakin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India
Photo: Embassy of Russian Federation

New Delhi, February 13, 2017.

Former Ambassador of Russia to India Alexander Kadakin’s personal life and his relics and souvenir have been founded in the rock in a museum in Russian Federation mission here in New Delhi. Kadakin’s piano, cigarette case and his blazers are secured as token. The museum inaugurated on Friday, February 10, the occasion of Russian Diplomatist Day. Ambassador Kadakin had been hosting this day with his Indian friends, former Indian Ambassadors to Russia and CIS Diplomats.

GV Sriniwasan, Joint Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs attended the Kadakin funeral in Russia said Kadakin contribution is enormous and he has done a lot for firm India Russian relationship.

Kadakin was dead on January 26 after a short illness. He first came to India in 1971 as probationer diplomat and later selected as Ambassador to India. He spent 40 years as Diplomat. Kadakin was termed ‘Son of Russia’ by Moscow and ‘Great Friend of India’ by New Delhi.

Photo: Embassy of Russian Federation