Moscow: President Vladimir Putin signed a decree awarding state awards. The official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova received Order of Honor..
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya and Foreign Minister Ambassador Andrei Avetisyan received similar awards. The decree, published on the official Internet portal of legal information, states that they made a great contribution to the implementation of the country’s foreign policy and for many years faithfully performed their duties.
People’s artists of the Russian Federation Boris Shcherbakov, Vladimir Klimov and Mikhail Bryzgalov also received the Order of Honor. People’s Artist of the Soviet Union Yuri Bashmet awarded the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, II degree.