In Memory of Andrey Strygin
On April 28, 2023, Andrey Strygin, President of the Russian National Academy of Philately passed away. He was 70 years old. He was Doctor of Economics, Professor, Editor-in-Chief of the “World of Stamps and Coins” magazine, Member of the Central Administration of the Russian Association for UN Assistance, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Social Sciences, a member of the European Academy of Philately, a life member of the Royal Philatelic Society London.
Andrey Strygin was the brightest representative of the Russian and international philatelic community, a man of outstanding professional knowledge and personal qualities. He was a leader in the promotion and development of philately among Russian and foreign philatelists.
For many years, Andrey Strygin had been cooperating with the “Marka” Joint-Stock Company and the European Philately Academy on the development of philately, holding joint philatelic exhibitions and events. He was the main initiator and organizer of the series of “Rossika” international philatelic exhibitions held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Berlin, London, Geneva from 2013 to 2022.
Andrey Strygin is the author of more than 100 scientific publications, including one monograph and 7 textbooks and manuals. Under his leadership, 14 dissertations were prepared for the degree of candidate of economic sciences.
We express our sincere condolences to the relatives and friends of Andrey Strygin.