Kirsan Ilyumzhinov sends his best wishes to the Honoured Teacher of the Russian Federation Valentina Poltavskaya on her birthday

On September 10, Honoured Teacher of the Russian Federation, honorary citizen of the Republic of Kalmykia Valentina Poltavskaya turned 75. First President of Kalmykia, sixth FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov sent his best wishes to Valentina Poltavskaya on her birthday:

“Dear Valentina Mikhailovna! Please, accept my best wishes on your birthday! Your high professionalism, love for students, sensitivity and hard work have always served as a high example for your colleagues and students.
Since 1976, for 10 years, you have headed the secondary school No. 3 in Elista, which today bears the name of the Hero of Socialist Labour Nadezhda Sergienko and is still one of the best schools in the city. I, like many others, have the honour of being a graduate of this school.


I remember you as a person who is obsessed with what you love, selfless, full of bright ideas, an excellent teacher and I am proud to call you my Teacher.

I wish you good health, long and joyful years of life, warmth and prosperity in everything!"