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Presentation of 2015 Russian Federation National Awards

June 12, 2016, The Kremlin, Moscow

On Russia Day, Vladimir Putin presented the 2015 Russian Federation National Awards for outstanding achievements in science and technology, literature and the arts, and humanitarian work.

The Russian Federation National Award in science and technology was conferred to: Erik Galimov for the launch of carbon isotope research, the diamond formation theory, and research in petroleum geology and biogeochemical processes; Sergei Lukyanov and Yevgeny Sverdlov for the development and implementation of a technological complex for the analysis of compound genome structure and functions; Sergei Nedospasov for fundamental and applied works on molecular immunity mediators, including unprecedented biomedical models.

The Russian Federation National Award in literature and the arts was conferred to: Lev Dodin forhis contribution to the development of Russian and global theatre art; Viktor Zakharchenko for his contribution to preserving and developing the traditions of Russian music; Sergei Ursulyak for his contribution to the development of Russian cinema art.

The Russian Federation National Award for outstanding achievements in humanitarian work was conferred to Valery Gergiev.

Following the National Awards presentation ceremony, a reception to mark Russia’s national holiday, Russia Day, took place on the Kremlin’s Ivanovskaya Square.

June 12, 2016, The Kremlin, Moscow