Putin receives honorary doctorate from Chinese university

Tsinghua University Rector Qiu Yong presented Russian President Vladimir Putin with an honorary doctorate in Beijing.

The ceremony was attended by Putin’s Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping after which the two leaders held a bilateral meeting.

Tsinghua University was founded in 1911 and is one of China’s leading universities. University alumni include many renowned individuals, such as PRC presidents Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping.

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