The President of Russia has signed the decree about awarding of the artist.
Singer Nikolai Baskov was awarded from the President of Russia. Vladimir Putin signed a decree on awarding the singer with the Order of Friendship.
In an official document published on the official portal of legal information, says: “For the big contribution to strengthening of interethnic and interconfessional peace and consent in the society to award the Order of Friendship Baskov Nikolay Viktorovich — the artist-vocalist, member of the International Union figures of pop art (creative Union)”.
“Feel a tremendous sense of pride! — Basque shared her emotions with fans. — Thanks to the President for having noted my contribution, and my fans thanks for the love and support!”
Same order going to actors Eugene Steblova. The actor of the Moscow drama theater named after Pushkin Igor Bochkin will receive the medal of the Order “For merits before Fatherland” II degree. The same medal was going to hand and Yekaterina Obraztsova, the Director of the State academic Central puppet theatre.
Putin was also awarded the insignia of Joseph Davydovich Kobzon — For benevolence, and the Opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky will receive the order “For merits before Fatherland” IV degree.
Awards will find their heroes very soon, Vladimir Putin is going to personally hand the artists their order during the official ceremony.