MOSCOW, October 12. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on state awards to employees of agriculture, transport, as well as economists and cultural figures. As noted in the document published on the official Internet portal of legal information, the President was awarded the order of Alexander Nevsky, the Opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky “for merits in development of domestic culture and art, many years of fruitful activity”.
The first Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman Petr Fradkov, Putin awarded the medal “For merits before Fatherland” II degree. Similar awards awarded the General Director of “Agency for strategic initiatives” Andrey Nikitin, the Director of a direction “New business” ASI Artem Avetisyan and the Director of the direction “Young professionals”, Dmitry Peskov.
Also of the order “For merits before Fatherland” II degree awarded by the Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Valery Kostyuk, of the order of Alexander Nevsky – the Vice-President of LUKOIL Anatoly Moskalenko.