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The state awards from hands of the President. Vladimir Putin presented in the Kremlin, the order of those who the country is moving forward, reports the correspondent channel “WORLD 24” Anna Bazaikina.
In the list of award recipients 38. It’s cosmonauts, scientists, doctors, athletes, actors and journalists. The order of Alexander Nevsky, the President presented the Chairman of the Interstate TV and radio company “Mir” Radik Batyrshin “for the big contribution to development of domestic culture and art, mass media and many years of fruitful activity”.
“Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, dear colleagues. I would like to say that over the last 20 years Russia became the best in the world, and the conditions for this to all of us, the team of the Russian TV crew, created you, Vladimir Vladimirovich. Thank you very much”, – said the Chairman of MTRK “Mir”.
Radik Batyrshin head of the broadcasting company “Mir” in 2007. Today it is a large media holding, which includes three TV channels, a radio and an Internet portal. In 12 years the number of viewers increased by nearly 9 times, to 150 million.
The same order was granted to journalist Margarita Simonyan. Another colleague Dmitry Chernyshenko was awarded the Order of Friendship for his coverage of the world Cup, which last summer was held in 11 cities of Russia, including in Kazan.
The mayor of Tatarstan’s capital Ilsur Metshin Putin has awarded the order “For merits before Fatherland” the third degree for the big contribution in socially-economic development of Kazan and conscientious work.
“Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, I would like to Express sincere gratitude on behalf of our residents for international events, which you entrusted to us, have supported and continue to support. This, in particular, the celebration of the 1000th anniversary of Kazan, world Universiade, world championship in water sports and a magical world Cup that we under your guidance, the whole country held”, – said the Metshin.
Among the awardees were foreign guests, including the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino. Vladimir Putin awarded the Order of Friendship.
“Dear President Putin, dear friends! It is a great honor and an incredible emotion to be here today and to receive this very prestigious award. I want to thank you, Mr President, and all the people of the Russian Federation and to congratulate the organization and holding of world football Championship in 2018, which was the best in history. Thank you very much! Glory to Russia”, – said the President of the International football Federation.
“Today in this hall representatives of various areas of activities, professions and doctors, and teachers, and Industrialists, and sportsmen, representatives of different types of art. We are all one big invincible team. Foreign participants that adorn our team, she becomes as attractive as it is today. Thank you so much for your work,” addressed President Putin.
Note that today the orchestra adjust to award. For example, when the award went Larisa Dolina, the orchestra played the melody of “Weather in the house”, and Nikolay Tsiskaridze left to the President under Tchaikovsky.