MGIMO: Russian-language edition of Lee Kuan Yew’s memoirs “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965-2000”

MGIMO Lee Kuan Yew SingaporeMirtchev, A. (2010, April 10). The Russian-language edition of Lee Kuan Yew’s memoirs “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965-2000” with Foreword by the Hon. Henry Kissinger and Introduction by Dr. Alexander Mirtchev.  The Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO) launched its new publishing series with the book “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965-2000” – the memoirs of the first Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew, the Foreword to which was contributed by the Hon. Henry Kissinger and for the Russian-language edition by Dr. Alexander Mirtchev. MGIMO received a number of congratulatory letters from international policy heavyweights in relation to the new publishing series, noting the value and significance of the publication, including among others, former Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger, Richard Haas and others. Dr. Henry Kissinger noted: “I share with Dr. Mirtchev his great admiration for Minister Mentor Lee, whom I believe to be one of the greatest political leaders of the post-World War II generation”.